Essays about: "Osage"
Found 1 essay containing the word Osage.
University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande
Abstract : This essay takes the novel Sundown (1934), written by Native American writer John Joseph Mathews in the context of the Osage oil boom, as a literary source in order to address the question of how oil projects expectations of a glorious future, but actually prevents development in a colonial context. In this paper modernity is seen as a process of creation and destruction, able to create new ways of living and destroying the previous order, able to cause problems, but also find solutions in its never-ending movement. READ MORE