John Rollin Ridge's Aboriginal Transatlanticisms

Karah Mitchell

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Karah Mitchell is currently a second-year PhD candidate in English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her research focuses on nineteenth-century American literature, with special attention to poetry and poetics, Native American poetry, print culture, and transatlantic Romanticism.  She is currently at work on a project exploring the work of Cherokee poet John Rollin Ridge and his relationship to Cherokee print culture, other Cherokee poets as well as poets from other tribes (some of whose work she hopes to recover), and transatlantic print networks.     


Karah MitchellUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillAbstract: Although scholars such as Virginia Jackson and Meredith McGill have begun directing our attention to transatlantic networks in nineteenth-century poetry, this... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Karah Mitchell (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

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Indigenous Textualities: Native Americans, Writing, and Representation


S1 » Seminar 1: Indigenous Textualities: Native Americans, Writing, and Representation (08:00 - Thursday, 22nd March, Boardroom East)

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