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Narratives of North American Indian captivity

a selective bibliography

by Alden T. Vaughan

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

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  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Indian captivities -- Bibliography.,
    • Captivity narratives -- North America -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlden T. Vaughan.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 370
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1209.2.N67 V38 1983, E85 V38 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlviii, 89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3507384M
      ISBN 100824092228
      LC Control Number82048771

      This volume collects a wide variety of works from a uniquely American literary tradition, the captivity narrative. Beginning with an excerpt from Hans Staden's The True History of His Captivity, which influenced the American captivity narrative, this volume presents accounts by early settlers held captive by Native Americans (Mary Rowlandson, John Smith), narratives by African American slaves.   Some of the most popular stories in nineteenth-century America were sensational tales of whites captured and enslaved in North Africa. White Slaves, African Masters for the first time gathers together a selection of these Barbary captivity narratives, which significantly influenced early American attitudes toward race, slavery, and nationalism.

      these North American captivities spread across the Atlantic Ocean to England, which inspired a new genre of “fictional” captivity narratives to be written1. 56 North American captivity narratives are held in the online archives of the Evans Text Creation Partnership, with physical copies found in the American Antiquarian Society. The Abduction of Daniel Boone's Daughter by the Indians, Charles Ferdinand Wimar, Captivity narratives are usually stories of people captured by enemies whom they consider uncivilized, or whose beliefs and customs they oppose. The best-known captivity narratives in North America are those concerning Europeans and Americans taken as captives and held by the indigenous peoples of North.

      American Captivity Narratives Selected Narratives With Introduction (Book): This volume collects a wide variety of works from a uniquely American literary tradition, the captivity narrative. Beginning with an excerpt from Hans Staden's The True History of His Captivity, which influenced the American captivity narrative, this volume presents accounts by early settlers held captive by Native. Held captive by Indians: selected narratives, - by: VanDerBeets, Richard. Published: () Women's Indian captivity narratives / Published: () The Indians and their captives / Published: ().


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Narratives of North American Indian captivity by Alden T. Vaughan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Garland Library of Narratives of North American Indian Captives. vols. Westport, CT: Garland, – E-mail Citation» In the most comprehensive scholarly approach, Washburn (who edited vols. 1–) works to present the genre by reprinting facsimile editions of hundreds of narratives held in the Edward E.

Ayer Collection of the. This volume collects a wide variety of works from a uniquely American literary tradition, the captivity narrative. Beginning with an excerpt from Hans Staden's The True History of His Captivity, which influenced the American captivity narrative, this volume presents accounts by early settlers held captive by Native Americans (Mary Rowlandson, John Smith), narratives by African American slaves /5(7).

History of the captivity of David Boyd / (The Garland library of narratives of North American Indian captivities) Hardcover – January 1, by Washburn (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Narratives of North American Indian captivity book from Hardcover, January 1, Author: Washburn.

Revealing firsthand narratives of Indian captivity from eighteenth-century New Hampshire and Vermont. Narratives of Europeans who experienced Indian captivity represent one of the oldest genres of American literature. They are often credited with establishing the stereotype of Indians as cruel and bloodthirsty.

Genre/Form: Captivity narratives Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vaughan, Alden T., Narratives of North American Indian captivity. The Garland Library of Narratives of North American Indian Captivities. Throughout the s, Garland Publishers issued a series of Indian captivity narrative reprints that dated from to Below are the volumes in the series and Cornell University Library's holdings for the titles within each volume.

This volume collects a wide variety of works from a uniquely American literary tradition, the captivity narrative. Beginning with an excerpt from Hans Staden's The True History of His Captivity, which influenced the American captivity narrative, this volume presents accounts by early settlers held captive by Native Americans (Mary Rowlandson, John Smith), narratives by/5.

According to Kathryn Derounian-Stodola's Introduction to Women's Indian Captivity Narratives (New York: Penguin, ), "Statistics on the number of captives taken from the fifteenth through the nineteenth centuries are imprecise and unreliable since record-keeping was not consistent and the fate of hostages who disappeared or died was often.

Captivity narratives go back to the very beginnings of American literature in the 17th century, and were the first literary form dominated by women’s experience. () Perils of the Ocean and Wilderness: Or, Narratives of Shipwreck and Indian Captivity, Gleaned from Early Missionary Annals by John G.

Shea () Five Years a Captive Among the Black-Feet Indians by Sylvester Crakes () The Indian Captives in Oquawka Spectator, III, v. 3, no.

16, by Larsena A. PageAuthor: Virginia A. Cole. () Indian Captive: A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of Matthew Brayton, in His 34 Years of Captivity Among the Indians of North-Western America by Matthew Brayton () Massasoit's Daughter, or, The French Captives: A Romance of Aboriginal New.

Slave narratives share some of the characteristics of Indian captivity narratives: defining and challenging women's proper roles and racial stereotypes, serving as political propaganda (often for abolitionist sentiments with some ideas of women's rights), and selling books through shock value, violence and hints of sexual misconduct.

A unique genre within American literature, women's captivity narratives have enthralled readers for generations. Offering various perspectives, each woman's story offers a particular take on her captivity, whether she eventually joined a tribe like Mary Jemison or took her revenge like Hannah Dustan.

Revealing firsthand narratives of Indian captivity from eighteenth-century New Hampshire and Vermont. Narratives of Europeans who experienced Indian captivity represent one of the oldest genres of American literature.

They are often credited with establishing the stereotype of Indians as cruel and bloodthirsty. While early southern New England accounts were heavily influenced by a dominant. Surveys of the literature of captivity tend to go in two directions.

Some, like Derounian-Stodola, et al. consider a broad collection of sources using an expansive definition of captivity narratives. These authors’ interest is mainly in the genre as a form of North American (i.e., US) cultural myth-making.

Some of the most popular stories in nineteenth-century America were sensational tales of whites captured and enslaved in North Africa.

White Slaves, African Masters for the first time gathers together a selection of these Barbary captivity narratives, which significantly influenced early American attitudes toward race, slavery, and Barbary privateers began to seize North. Certain North American captivity narratives involving Native peoples were published from the 18th through the 19th centuries, but they reflected a well-established genre in English literature.

There had already been English accounts of captivity by Barbary pirates, or in the Middle East, which established some of the major elements of the form. Captivity narratives are tales of people captured by enemies from uncivilized nations. A theme of redemption through faith is prevalent in these narratives.

In America and Europe, American Indian captivity narratives were popular from the 17th century until the 19th century.

White-Indian relations were echoed by these narratives. Captivity narratives: lt;p|>| |Captivity narratives| are stories of people captured by enemies whom they generally cons World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Men and women captives as well as teenage boys, would usually face death by ritual torture. The torture had strong sacrificial overtones, usually to the sun. Captives, especially warriors, were expected to show extreme self-control and composure during torture, singing "death songs", bragging of one's courage or deeds in battle, and otherwise.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Publication date Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; v.

ISBN $ Mary Rowlandson wrote a book about her time as a captive during King Philip’s War. That book was the first American bestseller and the start of the popular genre of captivity narratives.

In this lesson, we’ll look closer at Rowlandson’s narrative and its influence on American literature. Note: Mary Rowlandson’s book has two titles: A [ ].