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The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson.… (urspr publ 1682; utgåvan 2010)

av Mary White Rowlandson

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Among the most celebrated captivity narratives, Rowlandson's account of her abduction by the Narragansett Indians in 1676 details her hardships and suffering, along with invaluable observations on Native American life. Also includes three other famous narratives of captivity among the Delawares, the Iroquois, and the Indians of the Allegheny.… (mer)
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Titel:The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson. First Printed in 1682 at Cambridge, Massachusetts,
Författare:Mary White Rowlandson
Info:General Books LLC (2010), Paperback, 68 pages
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The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson av Mary White Rowlandson (1682)

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Look, I appreciate no-one likes the puritans, and Mary would've been better off leaving these out if she was working to create an enduring work of literature. But she wasn't aiming to be Cervantes. This book is as much interesting for its historical context as for its narrative style. What Mrs. Rowlandson's narrative tells us is aided by her point of view, even if it is at times disagreeable, because we gain valuable insight into the views of the Puritans as well as telling insights into life amongst the natives. It makes the work more complex, as we view history through a certain tint, don't it? ( )
  therebelprince | Nov 15, 2020 |
On February 10th 1675* "came the Indians with great number upon Lancaster."

Lancaster, MA, at 30 miles West of Boston, was a frontier town and vulnerable during King Phillip's War. There had been some anticipation of attack as the army had left the area. Mary Rowlandson, her three children, her sisters and their families and other neighbors were burned out of their garrison into a shower of bullets. 24 were taken prisoner and nearly as many killed, all were close family members or neighbors. Mary witnessed all of this.

Mary's account of her captivity is brief, poignant and rich in detail. She describes her captivity in "removes", as she physically moves farther away from her home, but also spiritually from her previous life. Her children have been taken from her, and all familiar faces, she is told her husband thinks her dead. Mary sees herself undergoing a test from God, and fierce and unapologetic she goes about doing surviving. She learns to forage for food, sews clothing for the Indians and is paid for it, she begs food - something for which she is beaten - and takes it. She is grateful and acknowledges small kindnesses from Native Americans, but she is constantly on defense. She is on the whole contemptuous and fearful of her captors, relying on scripture to escape from the reality she's living.

There is little exterior information in Mary's narrative, but there is much that can be learned about the Indians of that period. A century of plagues reduced their populations, destroyed whole villages and family groups. They experienced greater losses than Europe during the black death and had colonial invasion on top of it. The survivors banded together in fragile alliances, and were finding themselves pushed further and further back by European settlement. Boundaries were drawn, peaces agreed to, and then ignored by more white settlers. Mary Rowlandson herself witnesses the movement of whole settlements and the burning of what was left behind to hamper the English, and she marvels at and can attribute only to God the survival of these (I would say people, but she didn't see them as such) in the face of their crops being constantly ruined by the English. Native Americans themselves were fighting to survive and were slowly losing.

Mary's narrative was bestseller in the 17th century, and continues to fascinate. It is a moving and important historical text.

*1676 if you listen to Pope Gregory, and everyone but the Puritans do.

From: 'Colonial American Travel Narratives' ( )
  ManWithAnAgenda | Feb 18, 2019 |
Illuminating and horrifying.
  ben_a | Dec 22, 2018 |
*The* classic of the captivity narrative genre, and an interesting text for thinking about the beginning of the American Jeremiad. Rowlandson's narrative is equal parts gripping and disturbing. ( )
  jalbacutler | Jan 10, 2017 |
In 1675 Mary Rowlandson, wife of a minister, was taken by Indians during King Philip's War. This is written by Mary and reads like a witness to the glory of God. (which is ok but not what I expected) Although I liked it because of its historical value, I would rather have had more detail of what her life was like while she was held. There is some but she survived I think by prayer and her beliefs and she wanted to emphasize this. ( )
  MCDyson | Mar 26, 2016 |
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Bressani, Francesco Giuseppehuvudförfattarevissa utgåvorbekräftat
Harbison, Mercyhuvudförfattarevissa utgåvorbekräftat
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It was on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1675, in the afternoon, when the Narrhagansets quarters (in or toward the Nipmug Country, whither they are now retyred for fear of the English Army lying in their own Country) were the second time beaten up by the Forces of the united Colonies, who thereupon soon betook themselves to flight, and were all the next day pursued by the English, some overtaken and destroyed.
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