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- DescriptionInvestigating a transatlantic culture that flourished in Great Britain and North America between 1750 and 1850, this collection explains how complex relationships between Britons, Native Americans and Anglo-Americans shaped the literature and history of the age. This shaping role has all too often been igred or misconstrued by literary critics and historians. The book's chapters examine literary texts, travel accounts, traders' memoirs, historical documents, captivity narratives, autobiographies, newspaper articles, and visual arts. Its contributors chart the rise and fall of mixed communities living on the margins of white and Indian settlements, examining the role of 'cultural brokers' who used their expertise in both white and Indian cultures to mediate between them.
- Author BiographyTim Fulford is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University. Kevin Hutchings is Canada Research Chair in Romantic Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia.
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication04/06/2009
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note8 b/w illus.
- Weight580 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byDr. Kevin Hutchings,Tim Fulford
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