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Author Bergland, Renée L.

Title The National Uncanny : Indian Ghosts and American Subjects.

Publication Info. : Dartmouth College Press, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (217 pages)
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Series Reencounters with Colonialism: New Perspectives on the Americas
Reencounters with Colonialism: New Perspectives on the Americas
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1 | Indian Ghosts and American Subjects -- Part One: Possession and Dispossession -- 2 | Summoning the Invisible World: From the Jeremiad to the Phantasmagoria -- 3 | The Haunted American Enlightenment -- 4 | "The Diseased State of the Public Mind": Brown, Irving, and Woodworth -- Part Two: Erotic Politics -- 5 | Contesting the Frontier Romance: Child and Cooper -- 6 | The Phantom Lovers of Hobomok -- 7 | Cooper's Gaze -- Part Three: Race, History, Nation -- 8 | William Apess and Nathaniel Hawthorne -- 9 | William Apess's "Tale of Blood" -- 10 | Haunted Hawthorne -- 11 | Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary A unique look at Native American ghosts and US literature.
Note Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism..
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism..
Frontier and pioneer life in literature..
Ghost stories, American -- History and criticism..
Indians in literature..
Supernatural in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bergland, Ren.
Other Form: Print version: Bergland, Renée L. The National Uncanny : Indian Ghosts and American Subjects : Dartmouth College Press,c2015 9780874519433
ISBN 9781611688719 (electronic bk.)

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