Captivity Narratives Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Ann Eliza Bleeker
The History of Maria Kittle (1790)

Charles Brockden Brown
Edgar Huntly (1799)

Thomas Brown
A Plain Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings and Remarkable Deliverance of Thomas Brown, of Charleston, in New England (1760)

Jonathan Dickenson
God's Protecting Providence Man's Surest Help and Defense (1699)

John Gyles
Memoirs of the Odd Adventures, Strange Deliverances, etc., in the Captivity of John Gyles, Esq. (1736)

Elizabeth Hanson
God's Mercy Surmounting Man's Cruelty, Exemplified in the Captivity and Redemption of Elizabeth Hanson (1728)

Edward Kimber
The History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Anderson. Containing His Strange Varieties of Fortune in Europe and America (1754)

Cotton Mather
Humiliations Follow'd with Deliverances (1697)

John Norton
The Redeemed Captive (1748)

Mary Rowlandson
The Sovereignty and Goodness of God Together, with the Faithfulness of His Promises Displayed; Being a Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682)

John Gilmary Shea, editor
Captivity of Father Isaac Jogues, of the Society of Jesus, among the Mohawks (1697)

James Smith
An Account of the Remarkable Occurrences in the Life and Travels of Col. James Smith, during His Captivity with the Indians (1799)

Captain John Smith
Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles (1624)

John Williams
The Redeemed Captive, Returning to Zion: or a Faithful History of the Remarkable Occurrences in the Captivity and the Deliverance of Mr. John Williams (1707)

Peter Williamson
French and Indian Cruelty; Exemplified in the Life and Various Vicissitudes of Fortune, of Peter Williamson, a Disbanded Soldier (1757)