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The Native Hagiography

Betty Booth Donohue

in Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter clarifies certain aspects of Native life that a reader must understand in order to grasp the literary theories which follow: In an American Indian world, there is no distinction between ... More


The Last of the Mohicans: Race to Citizenship

Leland S. Person

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter offers a reading of James Fenimore Cooper’s 1826 novel The Last of the Mohicans. It first examines the novel’s historical influences before discussing its exploration of the character ... More


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