Elizabeth Oakes Smith's Sermons and Reconstruction of Sacred Literary History

Caroline Woidat


Caroline Woidat is Professor of English at SUNY Geneseo, where she teaches courses in American and Native American literature and studies, and is coordinator and co-founder of the Native American Studies program. She has published articles studying representations of Native Americans in Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, Twentieth-Century Literature, and The Journal of American Culture. Her edition of works by nineteenth-century American author Elizabeth Oakes Smith, The Western Captive and Other Indian Stories, was published by Broadview Press in 2015.


Caroline Woidat's archival excavation of the sermons Elizabeth Oakes Smith reveals the extent to which Oakes Smith fused diverse religious teachings and argued for the compatibility of Christianity with both non-Western... [ view full abstract ]


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P55 » Religious Climates and the Formation of US Literary History (15:45 - Friday, 23rd March, Enchantment B)

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