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73. How the Recovery of Early American Indian Poetry Changes the History of American Poetry

Tuesday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 607, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Robert Dale Parker, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. "Dreaming Nationhood in the Shadow of Statehood: Cherokee Poets in the Indian Territory," Daniel Heath Justice, Univ. of Toronto

2. "Ploughing the Mounds: American Indian Poets and Nineteenth-Century American Poetry," Mary Loeffelholz, Northeastern Univ.

3. "The Invisible Country: Resistance, Mourning, and Satire in Native American Poetry from 1899 to 1930," Cary Nelson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Poetry

  • American Literature – General

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