Metamora play as memorable fictional narrative

"Through plays like Metamora, white Americans came to define themselves in relation to an imagined Indian past. The definition, however, required that there be no Indians in the present, or at least not anywhere nearby

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Metamora play as memorable fictional narrative

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Jill Lepore

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Lepore, J. 1998. The Name of War: King Philip’s War and the Origins of American Identity. New York: Vintage.

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Vintage

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1998

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"Through plays like Metamora, white Americans came to define themselves in relation to an imagined Indian past. The definition, however, required that there be no Indians in the present, or at least not anywhere nearby

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Jill Lepore, “Metamora play as memorable fictional narrative,” Pocumtuck Heritage Portal, accessed October 20, 2018, http://omeka.pocumtuckheritage.org/items/show/24.