Romantic Indians Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture, 1756-1830
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Romantic Indians considers the views that Britons, colonists, and North American Indians took of each other during a period in which these people were in a closer and more fateful relationship than ever before or since. It is, therefore, also a book about exploration, empire, and the forms of representation that exploration and empire gave rise to-in particular the form we have come to call Romanticism, in which 'Indians' appear everywhere. It is not too much to say that Romanticism would not have taken the form it did without the complex and ambiguous image of Indians that so intrigued both the writers and their readers. Most of the poets of the Romantic canon wrote about them-not least More...
Dr Tim Fulford is Professor in the Department of English and Media Studies at Nottingham Trent University. He is the author of Landscape, Liberty and Authority: Poetry, Criticism and Politics from Thomson to Wordsworth (Cambridge, 1996) and Romanticism and Masculinity (1999) and co-editor with Peter J. Kitson of Romanticism and Colonialism (Cambridge, 1998).
|Romantic Indians and their Inventors|
|Historians and Philosophes|
|War Stories and Tales from the Frontier|
|Traveller's Tales and Traders' Memoirs|
|Indian Bones and What White Men Saw in Them|
|Indians and the Politics of Romance|
|Native Patriarchs - Pantisocracy and the Americanization of Wales|
|The Indian Song|
|Shamans and Superstitions: 'The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere'|
|White Men and Indian Women|
|The Mission to Civilize and the Colonial Romance|
|Indian and Hybrid Writing|
|A Son of the Forest|
|Captive, Campaigner, Conman|
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