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Introduction

P. A. Buckley

in Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The precontact geology, surface hydrology, and forests of the Northwest Bronx are placed in the context of landuse by Lenni-Lenape Indians. In the colonial era the expansion of a nascent New York ... More


Indigenous Metaphors and the Philosophy of History in Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales

Sarah Rivett

in Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190492564
eISBN:
9780190492595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492564.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Chapter 8 explores how a fascination with a “native language” emerged in literary circles through a simultaneous indebtedness to traditional British prose and verse forms, and Anglo-American ... More


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