Brown, Kirby. Sovereignty. Western American Literature. University of Nebraska Press. 2018. 81-90.

As part of an invited "Keywords" section of the 50th Anniversary issue, this article situates sovereignty as a crucial concept in US Western literary studies both as a signifier of state power and authority and as a strategic--if at times imperfect--site of Indigenous self-determination, resistance, and resurgence.

Fields of Focus: American Studies, Literary and Critical Theory, Native American Literary Studies