NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE - Plains Humanities Alliance

ENG562 Survey of American Literature (3hrs)
This course focuses primarily on canonical texts in American literature from the Native American period to the present in a variety of genres, including but not limited to poetry, drama, short stories, and novels. Authors and works may include, but are not limited to, early Native American literature, literature from the period of Spanish colonization, British colonial-era literature, nineteenth-century literature, American modernism, sixties literature, and contemporary American literature. Authors and movements may include Bradstreet, Freneau, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Twain, Cooper, Hawthrone, Melville, Eliot, Pound, H.D., Djuna Barnes, Salinger, Updike, Pynchon, Oates, Erdrich, Dillard, Transcendentalism, Realism, the Harlem Renaissance, Modernism, the Beat Poets and 60s literature.

Recurring themes in early Native American literature include the importance ..

Marie Taylor
Department of English
Purdue University
Early Native American Literature, New England Religious Literature, Contemporary Native American Literature

Native American Literature - Weber State University

"The Presence of Early Native American Literature." MELUS (Knoxville, March 2001)

Native American Literature--selected bibliography, compiled by K.L

A Brief History of Native American Written Literature