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Moving encounters :sympathy and the Indian question in Antebellum literature /Laura L. Mielke.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Mielke, Laura L.
Publication
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press
Publisher Series
Native Americans of the Northeast.
Native Americans of the Northeast: culture, history, and the contemporary
Contents
Introduction : the moving encounter in antebellum literature -- The evolution of moving encounters in Lydia Maria Child's American Indian writings, 1824-1870 -- Doomed sympathy and The prairie : rereading Natty Bumppo as a sentimental intermediary -- "Be man!" : emasculating sympathy and the Southern patriarchal response in the fiction of William Gilmore Simms -- Containing native feeling : sentiment in the autobiographies of William Apess, Mary Jemison, and Black Hawk -- The book, the poet, the Indian : transcendental intermediaries in Margaret Fuller's Summer on the lakes and Henry David Thoreau's The Maine woods -- "Sorrows in excess!" : the limits of sympathy in the ethnography of George Caitlin, Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, and Henry Rowe Schoolcraft -- Restoring the Noahic family : the three races of America in Mary Eastman's Aunt Phillis's cabin and Mary Howard Schoolcraft's The black gauntlet -- Staging encounters and reclaiming sympathy through Indian melodramas and parodies, 1821-1855 -- Conclusion : moving beyond sentiment or cynicism.
Date
c2008.
Description
xii, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
1558496300 (alk. paper)
1558496319 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558496309 (alk. paper)
9781558496316 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
242389
Call Number
Stacks PS217.I49 M54 2008
Descriptive terms
American literature History and criticism 19th century.
American literature History and criticism. 19th century
Indianerbild.
Indians in literature.
Kulturkontakt (Motiv)
Literatur Indianerautoren Motiv Sympathie.
Literatur Motiv
Literatur Motiv Sympathie.
Literatur.
Motiv Literatur
Sympathie Motiv Literatur
Sympathie Motiv Literatur Indianerautoren.
Sympathy in literature.
Places
Indianer
Indianer (Motiv)
USA
USA Indianer.
USA.

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