A Son of the Forest and Other Writings (Google eBook)
Designed especially for classroom use, this book brings together the best known works of the nineteenth-century Indian writer William Apess, including the first extended autobiography by a Native American. The text is drawn from On Our Own Ground, which was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book. Barry O'Connell has written a new introduction for this abbreviated edition.
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Review: A Son of the Forest and Other WritingsUser Review - Jessica Journey - Goodreads
I read this for my 3300 American Lit Survey class. It definitely isn't the most interesting book in the world. However, it is a wonderful rebuke of the Native American stereotypes I've grown up seeing ... Read full review
Review: A Son of the Forest and Other WritingsUser Review - Mel Murata - Goodreads
Genre seems to be a key point in this text-- is it a slave narrative, a conversion narrative, an autobiography? Part of the genius of the work is that it pulls from multiple literary spaces and thus keeps the audience guessing. Read full review