Images of the Hunter in American Life and Literature

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A
abstraction, 175-176
Adams, Nick. See Nick Adams
adaptability, Daniel Boone, 36
African Game Trails, 94
Alice, in Last of the Mohicans, 66, 68
amalgamation
in Clan of the Cave Bear, 164
European-Indian, 19, 20-21, 181
hunter figure, 25
in Last of the Mohicans, 64
America, corruption of, 156, 157, 163
American Adam: Innocence, Tragedy, and Tradition in the Nineteenth Century, 33
“American Aeneas, ” 19
“American aristocrat, the, ” 158
Daniel Boone as, 38
American hunter
character of, 6, 28—29, 47
European-Indian amalgamation, 3, 17, 21
progenitors of, 21—22
representatives of, 84, 182
American identity, 35, 182
of Natty Bumppo, 51
“American Lavinia: The Pocahontas Narrative in Ante-Bellum America, ” 19
American myth, earliest, 24
“American race, ” 92—93, 97
American Revolution, 49—50
“American type, ” 35, 89, 100
An Outside Chance,163
Andre Deutsch, 157
aristocracy
American type of, 89
hunting privilege, 2, 25—26, 45—46
redefinition of, 1, 22, 26
in The Sporting Club, 157, 158
Aristophanes, 162
Arrowhead Tuscarora, in The Pathfinders, 70, 71, 73
arrows, construction of, 16
Artemis, virgin hunter, 55—56
Arthurian legend, 74—75
Auel, Jean, 1, 5, 151—153, 164, 165, 169, 171, 175, 179, 181, 183
authorial voice, in The Deerslayer, 57, 59
autobiographies
Daniel Boone, 42
William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, 106, 107
autonomy, in Leatherstocking Tales, 52
Ayla, in The Clan of the Cave Bear, 1, 5, 151—152, 153, 164— 171, 173—179, 181

B
Baker, Johnny, Wild West exhibition, 105
Barbour, Philip L., 13
“Barn Burning, ” 158

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