American Indian in American Literature: A Study on Metaphor

Author: Hanson, Elizabeth
Year:1989
Pages:136
ISBN:0-88946-168-6
978-0-88946-168-0
Price:109.95
A critical study of the metaphorical Indian in American literature and of the Indian metaphor as created by some of the master writers of American fiction.

Reviews

". . . does serve as a reminder of the extensive use of "Indian metaphors" in "masterworks" of American literature. . . . sees Indian metaphors as a guide to imaginations preoccupied with the desire to create a civilized order without losing individual or collective humanity."
-American Studies International