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The Age of Exploration Literature Survey of American Literature Mohamad Noor Rizal 180410090090
Main Works Vindland Sagas The Columbus Letters (Epistola de InsulisNuperInventis) A Briefe and True Report of the New-Found Land of Virginia Pocahontas
The Voyages of the Vikings
Vindland Sagas The Vinland Sagas are two Icelandic documents, The Saga of the Greenlanders (Grænlendinga Saga) and The Saga of Eric the Red, (Eiríks Saga Rauða) The Vinland Sagas represent the most complete information we have about the Norse exploration of the Americas.
The Columbus Letter of 1493 one addressed to Luis de Santangel, keeper of accounts of Aragon, dated February 15, 1493 another almost identical letter sent to Gabriel Sanchez, treasurer of Aragon, dated March 14, 1493. an individual letter addressed specifically to Ferdinand and Isabella, of which no copy has survived today.
The Letter’s Diaspora
A Briefe and True Report of the New-Found Land of Virginia Written by Thomas Harriot in 1588 Tells about the exploration of Roanoke
Pocahontas Written by Captain John Smith Less accurate than the Harriot’s work
Works Cited Preservation Virginia. (n.d.). Pocahontas. Retrieved February 27, 2011, from Preservation Virginia: http://www.preservationvirginia.org/rediscovery/page.php?page_id=26 VanSpanckeren, K. An Outline of American Literature. United States Information Agency. Wikipedia. (2011, February 15). Columbus's Letter on the First Voyage. Retrieved February 27, 2011, from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbus's_Letter_on_the_First_Voyage Wikipedia. (2010, October 20). Vinland Sagas. Retrieved February 27, 2011, from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinland_Sagas