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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Romanticizing Cowboys and Indians

Cover from The American Rhythm

Creator:
Mary Austin
Date:
1923
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On the cover of Mary Austin's The American Rhythm, the description of Native American verse as having "stark and simple beauty" reflects how Austin both appreciated and romanticized Indian culture.


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