Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Breitwieser, Mitchell Robert.  American Puritanism and the Defense of Mourning: Religion, Grief, and Ethnology in Mary White Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1990.   (974.43 B835a)

Burnham, Michelle.  Captivity and Sentiment: Cultural Exchange in American Literature, 1682- 1861.  Hanover: UP of New England, 1997.   (810.9358 B966c )

Castiglia, Christopher.  Bound and Determined: Captivity, Culture-Crossing, and White  Womanhood from Mary Rowlandson to Patty Hearst.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1996.   (810.9355 C351b)

Demos, John.  The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America.  New York:  Knopf, 1994.   (973.25 D387u)

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle.  Women's Indian Captivity Narratives.  New York: Penguin, 1998.  (not at Lehigh)

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle, and James Arthur Levernier.  The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1550-1900.  New York: Twayne, 1993.   (813.0093 D437i )

Ebersole, Gary L.  Captured By Texts: Puritan to Postmodern Images of Indian Captivity.  Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1995.   (973.0497 E16c)

Levernier, James, and Hennig Cohen, eds.  The Indians and Their Captives.  Westport:   Greenwood P, 1977.   (not at Lehigh)

Namias, June.  White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the American Frontier.  Chapel Hill: U  of North Carolina P, 1993.   (305.800973 N174w )

Slotkin, Richard.  Regeneration Through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier,  1600-1860.  Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1973.   (810.9 S634r)

Tilton, Robert S.  Pocahontas: The Evolution of an American Narrative.  New York: Cambridge  UP, 1994.   (813.0093 T581p)

VanDerBeets, Richard, ed.  Held Captive by Indians: Selected Narratives, 1642-1836.    Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 1973.   (970.1 V228h )

Vaughan, Alden T., and Edward W. Clark, eds.  Puritans among the Indians: Accounts of  Captivity and Redemption, 1676-1724.  Cambridge: Belknap-Harvard UP, 1981.   (974.02 P985 )

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