The American Indian in English literature of the eighteenth century

by Benjamin Hezekiah Bissell

Publisher: Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.]

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Indians of North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Indians of North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Historiography,
  • English literature -- American influences,
  • Exoticism in literature,
  • Indians in literature

Edition Notes

Statementby Benjamin Bissell.
SeriesYale studies in English,, v. 68
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR449.I5 B5 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5602981M
ISBN 100208007105
LC Control Number68009772

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