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

Contents vi

	27 [The Mysterious Strangers]
	27 ANONYMOUS
		Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico (Translated by
		Angel Maria Eavibayk and Lysander Kemp)

	28 BERNAL DIAZ
		The Conquest of New Spain (Translated by J. M. Cohen)

	29 [The Beginning of Sickness]
	30 ANONYMOUS
		The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel (Translated by R. Roys)

	30 [Doa Marina]
	31 BERNAL DIAZ
		The Conquest of New Spain (Translated by J. M. Cohen)

	32 [A Beautiful People]
	32 GIOVANNI DA VERRAZANO
		Letter to the King (Translated by S. Tarrow)

	34 [The Death of Estevan]
	34 PEDRO DE CASTEKEDA
		The Narrative of the Expedition of Coronado (Translated by G. P. Winship)

	35 [Invisible Bullets]
	35 THOMAS HARIOT
		A Brief and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia


37 	CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (1451-1506)
		38	The Journal of the First Voyage, October l2, 1492; October 13, 1492;
			October 14, 1492 [The Discovery of the West Indies]
		41	Michele de Cuneo's Letter on the Second Voyage, October 28, 1495
			[The Cannibals]
		44 	Columbus's Letter to the Sovereigns on the Third Voyage, October 18,
			1498 [The Terrestrial Paradise]

48 	ALVAR NOKEZ CABEZA DEVACA (ca. 1490-1557)
		49 	The Narrative of Nez Cabeza de Vaca
				[The Faith Healers]

53 	POWHATAN (d. 1618)
		54	Letter to Captain John Smith

1829-2004

Dr. Kenneth Roemer
University of Texas at Arlington

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