The Afro-Indigenous Frontier Romance

Matt Sandler

Columbia University

Matt Sandler is director of the MA program in American Studies at the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University. He previously taught at Louisiana State University, Gettysburg College, and the University of Oregon. He has published work in African American Review, Atlantic Studies, Byron Journal, Callaloo, Comparative Literature, The Journal of American Studies, Twentieth Century Literature and the L.A. Review of Books, as well as a number of anthologies. He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled "Black Romanticism: Early African American Poetry and the Spirit of the Age."


Recent scholarship on historical interactions and cultural exchange between Black and Native communities in the nineteenth century poses a significant challenge to logics of civilizational progress that have long defined our... [ view full abstract ]


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