Nineteenth-Century Captivity Narratives Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Carleton, Phillips D. "The Indian Captivity." American Literature 15 (April 1943): 169-80.

Traces the general form, in terms of plot and style, of captivity narratives of the nineteenth century.

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle, and James Arthur Levernier. The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1550-1900. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1993, 236 p.

Analyzes the historical context and popular success of captivity narratives, paying particular attention to gender constructions, the myths and popular images commonly associated with the Indian captors, and the application of the narratives in folklore and...

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