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.

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vi, 157 leaves : ill.

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Doty, Fern Marie 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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Doty, Fern Marie. American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha", thesis, 1940; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83348/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .