American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

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The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life.

Creator(s): Doty, Fern Marie
Creation Date: 1940  
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: 1940
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The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life.

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Level: Master's
Discipline: English
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vi, 157 leaves : ill.

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Keyword(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Native Americans | poetry | Song of Hiawatha | legends
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UNT Libraries
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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  • CALL-NO: 379 N81 no.319
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: n_00319
  • UNTCAT: b2464229 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc83348
Resource Type: Thesis or Dissertation
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Holder: Doty, Fern Marie