Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures

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Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures - Lifshey, Adam

This book intervenes in transatlantic and hemispheric studies by positing Americaas not a particular country or continent but a foundational narrative, in which conquerors arrive at a shore intent on overwriting local versions of humanity, culture, and landscape with inscriptions of their own design. This imposition of foreign textualities, ...

Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures 2010, Fordham University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823232383

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