The Black Indian in American Literature

  • Authors
  • Keely Byars-Nichols

About this book


The first book-length study of the figure of the black Indian in American Literature, this project explores themes of nation, culture, and performativity. Moving from the Post-Independence period to the Contemporary era, Byars-Nichols re-centers a marginalized group challenges stereotypes and conventional ways of thinking about race and culture.


American Literature African American Literature Black Indian Elizabeth Stoddard Herman Melville John Marrant Leslie Marmon Silko Native American Literature Toni Morrison William Faulkner America Amerikanische Literatur culture Narrative

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