The Demon of the Continent: Indians and the Shaping of American Literature

The Demon of the Continent: Indians and the Shaping of American Literature

by Joshua David Bellin
     
 

American literature has been deeply shaped by the presence of American Indians.

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American literature has been deeply shaped by the presence of American Indians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812217483
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Literature/Cultural Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1.Indian Conversions14
2.The Charm of the Indian39
3.Radical Faiths71
Interlude98
4.Stories of the Land106
5.Mind out of Time131
6.Myth and the State154
7.Traditional Histories183
Conclusion208
Notes211
Index259
Acknowledgments273

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