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Buried in shades of night : contested voices, Indian captivity, and the legacy of King Philip's War

Author: Billy J Stratton
Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Billy J. Stratton's critical examination of Mary Rowlandson's 1682 publication, The Soveraignty and Goodness of God, reconsiders the role of the captivity narrative in American literary history and national identity. With pivotal new research into Puritan minister Increase Mather's influence on the narrative, Stratton calls for a reconsideration of past scholarly work on the genre"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2013009923
(OCoLC)839394439
Named Person: Mary White Rowlandson; Mary White Rowlandson; Mary White Rowlandson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Billy J Stratton
ISBN: 1299784526 9781299784529 9780816599035 0816599033
OCLC Number: 855895886
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 203 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Billy J. Stratton ; foreword by Frances Washburn ; afterword by George E. Tinker.

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"Billy J. Stratton's critical examination of Mary Rowlandson's 1682 publication, The Soveraignty and Goodness of God, reconsiders the role of the captivity narrative in American literary history and national identity. With pivotal new research into Puritan minister Increase Mather's influence on the narrative, Stratton calls for a reconsideration of past scholarly work on the genre"--Provided by publisher.
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Stratton offers a particularly tenable approach that yields valuable insight into the exceptionalist beginnings of an American literary tradition. "Early American Literature""

 
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