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"There Was a Veil Upon You, Pocahontas": The Pocahontas Story as a Myth of American Heterogeneity in the Liberal Western

Savage, JK (2018) '"There Was a Veil Upon You, Pocahontas": The Pocahontas Story as a Myth of American Heterogeneity in the Liberal Western.' Papers on Language and Literature, 54 (1). 7 - 24. ISSN 0031-1294

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Abstract

This article uses Lelie A. Fielder's theory of the "vanishing" Native American Princess in the liberal Western to explore and understand the representation of indigenous women in the contemporary liberal Western. Primary texts considered herein are: Hart Crane's The Bridge; Terrence Malick's The New World, and Alejandro Iñárritu's The Revenant.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pocahontas; Hart Crane; Alejandro Iñárritu; The Western; Poetry; Film
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, Department of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 14:40
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 14:40
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/21376

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