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The Western Captive and Other Indian Stories free pdf This edition recovers Elizabeth Oakes Smith's successful 1842 novel The Western Captive- or, The Times of Tecumseh with many of Oakes Smith's other writings about Native Americans, including short stories, legends, autobiographical and biographical sketches. The Western Captive is a captivity narrative portraying the Shawnee leader as an American hero and as the white heroine's spiritual soulmate- in contrast to the later popular legend of Tecumseh's rejected marriage proposal to a white woman, Margaret, the "captive" of the title, returns Tecumseh's love and embraces life apart from white society. these texts are accompanied by selections from Oakes Smith's Woman and Her Needs and her unpublished autobiography, from contemporary captivity narratives and biographies of William Henry Harrison depicting the Shawnee, and from writings by her colleagues Jane Johnston Schoolcraft and Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.

About Elizabeth Oakes Smith

Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806-93) was an American author, critic, and political activist. Caroline Woidat is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York, Geneseo, USA.

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Author : Elizabeth Oakes Smith
Publisher : Broadview Press Ltd
Data Published : 30 July 2015
ISBN : 1554811201
EAN : 9781554811205
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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