Early native American writing : new critical essays / edited by Helen Jaskoski

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Subjects: American literature--Indian authors--History and criticism
Indians of North America--Intellectual life
Indians in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996
Series: Cambridge studies in American literature and culture [102]
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xv, 238 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / A. Lavonne Brown Ruoff
Preface / Helen Jaskoski
List of Contributors
1. "Honoratissimi benefactores": Native American students and two seventeenth-century texts in the university tradition / Wolfgang Hochbruck, Beatrix Dudensing-Reichel 1
2. "Pray Sir, consider a little": Rituals of subordination and strategies of resistance in the letters of Hezekiah Calvin and David Fowler to Eleazar Wheelock / Laura J. Murray 15
3. "(I speak like a fool but I am constrained)": Samson Occom's Short Narrative and economies of the racial self / Dana D. Nelson 42
4. "Where, then, shall we place the hero of the wilderness?": William Apess's Eulogy on King Philip and doctrines of racial destiny / Anne Marie Dannenberg 66
5. "They ought to enjoy the home of their fathers": The treaty of 1838, Seneca intellectuals, and literary genesis / Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr. 83
6. "I am Joaquin!": Space and freedom in Yellow Bird's The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta, the Celebrated California Bandit / John Lowe 104
7. "This voluminous unwritten book of ours": Early Native American writers and the oral tradition / William M. Clements 122
8. "A terrible sickness among them": Smallpox and stories of the frontier / Helen Jaskoski 136
9. "A desirable citizen, a practical business man": G. W. Grayson - Creek mixed blood, nationalist, and autobiographer / Robert F. Sayre 158
10. "An Indian...An American": Ethnicity, assimilation, and balance in Charles Eastman's: From the Deep Woods to Civilization / Erik Peterson 173
11. "Overcoming all obstacles": The assimilation debate in Native American women's journalism of the Dawes era / Carol Batker 190
12. "My people...my kind": Mourning Dove's Cogewea, The Half-Blood as a narrative of mixed descent / Martha L. Viehmann 204
13. "Because I understand the storytelling art": The evolution of D'Arcy McNickle's The Surrounded / Birgit Hans 223
Additional Authors: Jaskoski, Helen
Notes: LCCN: 95026723
ISBN: 0521555094 (hardback)
ISBN: 0521555272 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Foreword / A. Lavonne Brown Ruoff -- 'Honoratissimi benefactores': Native American students and two seventeenth-century texts in the university tradition / Wolfgang Hochbruck and Beatrix Dudensing-Reichel -- 'Pray sir, consider a little': rituals of subordination and strategies of resistance in the letters of Hezekiah Calvin and David Fowler to Eleazar Wheelock / Laura J. Murray -- '(I speak like a fool but I am constrained)': Samson Occom's Short narrative and economies of the racial self / Dana D. Nelson -- 'Where, then, shall we place the hero of the wilderness?': William Apess's Eulogy on King Philip and doctrines of racial destiny / Anne Marie Dannenberg -- 'They ought to enjoy the home of their father': the treaty of 1838, Seneca intellectuals, and literary genesis / Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr. -- 'I am Joaquin!': space and freedom in Yellow Bird's The Life and adventures of Joaquin Murieta, the celebrated California bandit / John Lowe --
Contents: 'This voluminous unwritten book of ours': early Native American writers and the oral tradition / William M. Clements -- 'A terrible sickness among them': smallpox and stories of the frontier / Helen Jaskoski -- 'A desirable citizen, a practical business man': G.W. Grayson--Creek mixed blood, nationalist, and autobiographer / Robert F. Sayre -- 'An Indian...and American': ethnicity, assimilation, and balance in Charles Eastman's From the deep woods to civilization / Erik Peterson -- 'Overcoming all obstacles': the assimilation debate in Native American women's journalism of the Dawes era / Carol Batker -- 'My people...my kind': Mourning Dove's Cogewea, the half-blood as a narrative of mixed descent / Martha L. Viehmann -- 'Because I understand the storytelling art': the evolution of D'Arcy McNickle's The Surrounded
OCLC Number: 33948873
ISBN/ISSN: 0521555094
0521555272