Literary Indians : aesthetics and encounter in American literature to 1920 (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Literary Indians : aesthetics and encounter in American literature to 1920

Author: Angela Calcaterra
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Countering the prevailing notion of the "literary Indian" as a construct of the white American literary imagination, Angela Calcaterra reveals how Native people's pre-existing and evolving aesthetic practices influenced Anglo-American writing in precise ways. Indigenous aesthetics helped to establish borders and foster alliances that pushed against Anglo-American settlement practices and contributed to the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Calcaterra
ISBN: 9781469646947 1469646943 9781469646930 1469646935
OCLC Number: 1077627445
Description: xiii, 229 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Angela Calcaterra.

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Although cross-cultural encounter is often considered an economic or political matter, beauty, taste, and artistry were central to cultural exchange and political negotiation in early and  Read more...

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