A Pillar of Fire to Follow: American Indian Dramas, 1808-1859
A Pillar of Fire to Follow concerns the Indian dramas, a series of popular, nineteenth-century American melodramas that deal with the interaction of Indians and Anglo-Europeans. Priscilla Sears has analyzed these works from a mythological point of view, concentrating on the myths of Indian and Anglo-European identity and destiny and the ways in which they relieve the guilt emanating from contemporary Indian policy and the symbolic betrayal of fathers.
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Medicine Bundle: Indian Sacred Performance and American Literature, 1824-1932
Joshua David Bellin
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