Plotting the Natchez Massacre

Sayre, Gordon
December 2002
Early American Literature;Dec2002, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p381
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on a study of the Natchez Massacre of the French colonists in Louisiana, that occurred on November 28, 1729 and forms the basis of the plot for the novella Atala. Fate of the works of Louisiana writers who dramatized the massacre; Texts published by the writers; Victims of the tragedy; Importance of the Natchez terrorist plot in the massacre.


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