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|Named Person:||Mary White Rowlandson; Mary White Rowlandson|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Billy J Stratton
|Description:||xvi, 203 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||"Like a company of sheep torn by wolves" : transatlantic influences on the development of the Indian captivity narrative --
Exile, deterritorialization, and intertextuality : the cartographic impulse of Puritan historiography --
"And I only am escaped to tell the news" : witnessing history in the true narrative of Mary Rowlandson's captivity --
Fractured histories, captive subjects : the masque of textual effacement --
Representing the native in the twenty-first century : "a strange fish" still?
|Responsibility:||Billy J. Stratton ; foreword by Frances Washburn ; afterword by George E. Tinker.|
"Stratton unpacks Rowlandson's canonical Native American captivity narrative with unprecedented scrutiny. . . . An extremely well-researched study, with a succinct, powerful argument."--"CHOICE
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Innovative and compelling!
In his book "Buried in Shades of Night", Stratton manages to offer new insights into a well-ploughed field of research by arguing that the famous Indian captivity narrative "The Sovereignty and Goodness...
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- Rowlandson, Mary White, -- approximately 1635-1711.
- Indian captivities -- Massachusetts.
- Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
- Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1776.
- King Philip's War, 1675-1676.
- Indians in literature -- History and criticism.