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Allegories of encounter : colonial literacy and Indian captivities

Author: Andrew Newman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, and the University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
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"Presenting an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to colonial America's best-known literary genre, Andrew Newman analyzes depictions of reading, writing, and recollecting texts in Indian captivity narratives. While histories of literacy and colonialism have emphasized the experiences of Native Americans, as students in missionary schools or as parties to treacherous treaties, captivity narratives reveal what  Read more...
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Newman, Andrew, 1968-
Allegories of encounter.
Chapel Hill : Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, and the University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018031157
(OCoLC)1043049882
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Newman
ISBN: 9781469643472 1469643472 9781469643465 1469643464
OCLC Number: 1062360898
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Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Captivity as Literacy Event; Chapter One: Rowlandson's Captivity, Interpreted by God; Chapter Two: Psalm 137 as a Site of Encounter; Chapter Three: Captive Literacies in the Eastern Woodlands; Chapter Four: Fulfilling the Name; Chapter Five: Silent Books, Talking Leaves; Chapter Six: "A Singular Gift from a Savage"; Conclusion; Note on the Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z.
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Presenting an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to colonial America's best-known literary genre, Andrew Newman analyses depictions of reading, writing, and recollecting texts in Indian captivity  Read more...

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