Covers, Titles, and Tables: The Formations of American Literary Canons

Contents v

Preface, xxxvii

3 The Literature of the New World

		Introduction
	3 		The Discoveries of America
	4 		Native American Literature: First Encounters
	6 		How the New World Became America
	8 		A Literature of Experience
	10 		America and the Pastoral Ideal
	11 		Survival and Rebirth
	12 		Toward a Pluralistic Culture


	14 		Native American Narratives
	15 A BERING STRAIT ESKIMO CREATION ACCOUNT
	15 	The Time When There were No people on the Earth Plain
	
	17 SENECA ACCOUNT
	18 	The Story-Telling Stone


	21 		Cultural Portfolio: The European Conquest of America
	22 [A Skirmish with the Skraelings]
	23 ANONYMOUS
		The Saga of the Greenlanders (Translated by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Palsson)

	25 [Rape in the Virgin Islands]
	26 MICHELE DE CUNEO
		Michele de Cuneo's Letter on Columbus's Second Voyage (Translated by Elissa Weaver)

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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