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Conversations with Sherman Alexie
     

Conversations with Sherman Alexie

by Nancy J. Peterson
 

ISBN-10: 1604732806

ISBN-13: 9781604732801

Pub. Date: 11/28/2009

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

Interviews with the American Indian author of the short story collections Ten Little Indians and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven; the National Book Award-winning young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian; and the screenplay Smoke Signals

Overview

Interviews with the American Indian author of the short story collections Ten Little Indians and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven; the National Book Award-winning young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian; and the screenplay Smoke Signals

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604732801
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
11/28/2009
Series:
Literary Conversations Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chronology xix

Sherman Alexie, Literary Rebel John Carl Bellante 3

Sherman Alexie: A Reservation of the Mind Doug Marx 16

Spokane Words: Tomson Highway Raps with Sherman Alexie Tomson Highway 21

The Reluctant Spokesman Erik Himmelsbach 32

Crossroads: A Conversation with Sherman Alexie John Purdy 36

Sherman Alexie: Poet, Novelist, Filmmaker Charlene Teters 53

Sending Cinematic Smoke Signals: An Interview with Sherman Alexie Dennis West Joan M. West 59

Tribal Visions Kelley Blewster 71

An Interview with Sherman Alexie Joelle Fraser 83

American Literature: Interview with Sherman Alexie Jessica Chapel 96

Hold Me Closer, Fancy Dancer: A Conversation with Sherman Alexie Aileo Weinmann 100

Sherman Alexie in Conversation with Williams Cole Williams Cole 106

Voice of the New Tribes Duncan Campbell 113

Redeemers Matt Dellinger 121

Seriously Sherman: Seattle's Favorite Pissed Off Poet Talks about Truth, Terror, Tradition, and What's So Great about America Anyway? Timothy Harris 128

A Conversation with Sherman Alexie by Diane Thiel Diane Thiel 135

A World of Story-Smoke: A Conversation with Sherman Alexie Åse Nygren 141

Reservation to Riches: A Conversation with Sherman Alexie Lorena Allam 157

Revising Sherman Alexie Dave Weich 169

Interview with Sherman Alexie James Mellis 180

Sherman Alexie Tanita Davis Sarah Stevenson 187

Index 193

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