Robyn Johnson

CV

Research Areas:

Native American narratives, postmodern Native American literature, early American

Research Interests:

Native American narratives, postmodern Native American literature, early American, manga, popular culture, young adult fiction, European folklore, Asian folklore, Shakespeare, domestic dramas

Recent Activity:

“Dancing in Circles: Fanonian and Benjaminian Violence in Sherman Alexie’s Flight.” Journal of American Culture, Ed. Carl Sederholm, vol 42, no. 2, 2019

Review of Modernity and Its Other: The Encounter with North American Indians in the Eighteenth Century, by Robert Woods Sayre, American Indian Quarterly, vol 43, no. 4, 2019.
“Bishie Man or Woman, It Matters Not: Grotesque Resistance to Heteronormative Love in Yu Wo’s ½ Prince.” International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA), ed. John A. Lent, vol. 20, no. 2, 2019, pp. 399- 422.

“Not Just Any Ol’ Injun: Analysis of Louise Erdrich’s (Re)Appropriation and Alteration of Native American Stereotypes in Tracks.” Critical Insights: Inequality, edited by Kimberly Drake, Grey House Publishing, 2018.

“In the Past the Devil Has Won: Analysis of Seishi Kishimoto’s Satan and Savior in O-Parts Hunter.” International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA), ed. John A. Lent, vol. 19, no. 2, 2017, pp. 124-147.

“Savagely Sentimental: The Creation and Destruction of the Sentimental Indian in Lydia Maria Child’s Hobomok.” Bold Women Write Back, special issue of eTropics, eds. Victoria Kuttainen and Ariella Van Luyn, vol. 16, no. 2, 2017, pp. 164-177.

“I Will Not Bow: Analysis of the Feminine Refusal of Hegel’s Master-Slave dialectic in Inuyasha.” International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA), ed. John A. Lent, vol. 18, no. 2, 2016, pp. 337-353.

“A World Without Fathers: Patriarchy, Colonialism, and the Male Creator in Northwest
Tribal Narratives.” American Indian Quarterly, Ed. Amanda J. Cobb-Greetham, vol. 38, no. 3, 2014, pp. 342-73.