Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature

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Price
$26.95
Publisher
University of Arizona Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780816502424

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About the Author

Qwo-Li Driskill is a Cherokee Queer/Two-Spirit writer, scholar, and performer. S/he is the author of Walking with Ghosts: Poems and is currently and assistant professor in the Department of English at Texas A&M University.

Daniel Heath Justice (Cherokee Nation) teaches Aboriginal literatures and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Toronto. In addition to numerous publications in Native literary criticism, he is the author of Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History and The Way of Thorn and Thunder: The Kynship Chronicles.

Deborah Miranda is a Two-Spirit Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation/Chumash poet and scholar and is currently an associate professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. She is the author of The Zen of La Llorona and Indian Cartography.

Lisa Tatonetti is an associate professor of English and American Ethnic Studies at Kansas State University where she studies, teaches, and publishes on Two-Spirit literatures.

Reviews

"At turns angry and wounded, sexy and joyous, hopeful and wistful, this outstanding anthology belongs on the shelves of all readers interested in contemporary American Indian writing and American LGBTQ topics."--Publishers Weekly

"Sovereign Erotics serves as a critical horizon for young readers trying to imagine better lives in the here and now."--Western American Literature
"An impressive and multifaceted achievement, presenting multiple voices of indigenous queer/two-spirit-identified people pushing the boundaries of sexuality and identity."--Transgender Studies Quarterly

"An important achievement that other identity-based collections often don't quite reach."--About.com

"There's such a wide range of authors, styles, and content here, with so many new ideas and histories, that I found myself rereading sections of it over and over again."--Bibrary Book Lust