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Cline, Lynn, "About Sherman Alexie," in Ploughshares, Vol. 26, Issue 4, Winter 2000, pp. 197-202.

Cline's essay succinctly covers the major developments in Alexie's life and writing career.

Donahue, Peter, "New Warriors, New Legends: Basketball in Three Native American Works of Fiction," in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, Spring 1997.

Donahue discusses the significance of basketball in Native-American culture in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Reservation Blues.

Can we argue, then, that when writers like Alexie innovate on both literary conventions and oral traditional narrative conventions, his work becomes caught in "flux," much as, perhaps, our understanding of folklore in literature is? I challenge us to make room for a vision of folklore as a phenomena so powerful and ephemeral that it can transcend the confines of written text in ways we

Hirschfelder, Arlene, and Martha Kreipe de Montano, The Native American Almanac: A Portrait...

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