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Author Emberley, Julia, 1958-

Title The testimonial uncanny : indigenous storytelling, knowledge, and reparative practices / Julia V. Emberley.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : indigenous epistemologies and the testimonial uncanny -- On the threshold between silence and storytelling -- Assembling humanities in the text : on weeping, hospitality and homecoming -- The accidental witness : the Wilkomirski affair and the spiritual uncanny in Eden Robinson's Monkey Beach -- On not being an object of violence : the Pickton Trial and Rebecca Belmore's Vigil -- Lessons in love, loss and recovery : the life of Helen Betty Osborne : a graphic novel and Lee Maracle's Ravensong -- Sacred justice and an ethics of love in Marie Clements's The unnatural and accidental women -- The storyteller, the novel, and the witness : Louise Erdrich's Tracks -- (un)housing aboriginality in the virtual museum : and Reservation X -- Ecologies of attachment : tree wombs, sacred bones, and resistance to post-industrial dismemberment in Patricia Grace's Potiki and baby no-eyes -- Conclusion : the indigenous uncanny as reparative episteme.
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Subject Indigenous authors -- 20th century.
Indigenous authors -- 21st century.
American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
Canadian literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
New Zealand literature -- Maori authors -- History and criticism.
Australian literature -- Aboriginal Australian authors -- History and criticism.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Violence in literature.
Indigenous peoples -- Folklore -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Emberley, Julia, 1958- Testimonial uncanny 9781438453613 (DLC) 2013049819 (OCoLC)878222776
ISBN 9781438453637 (electronic bk.)
1438453639 (electronic bk.)