Captive Selves, Captivating Others
The Politics and Poetics of Colonial American Captivity Narratives
By (author) Pauline Turner Strong
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Captive Selves, Captivating Others by Pauline Turner Strong
Book DescriptionThis book reexamines the Anglo-American literary genre known as the "Indian captivity narrative" in the context of the complex historical practice of captivity across cultural borders in colonial North America. This detailed and nuanced study of the relationship between practice and representation on the one hand, and identity and alterity on the other. It is an important contribution to cultural studies, American studies, Native American studies, women's studies, and historical anthropology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813316666
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Pauline Turner Strong
Pauline Turner Strong is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin.
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