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The Resource Caught between Worlds : British Captivity Narratives in Fact and Fiction

Caught between Worlds : British Captivity Narratives in Fact and Fiction

Label
Caught between Worlds : British Captivity Narratives in Fact and Fiction
Title
Caught between Worlds
Title remainder
British Captivity Narratives in Fact and Fiction
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The captivity narrative has always been a literary genre associated with America. Joe Snader argues, however, that captivity narratives emerged much earlier in Britain, coinciding with European colonial expansion, the development of anthropology, and the rise of liberal political thought. Stories of Europeans held captive in the Middle East, America, Africa, and Southeast Asia appeared in the British press from the late sixteenth through the late eighteenth centuries, and captivity narratives were frequently featured during the early development of the novel. Until the mid-eighteenth century,
Awards note
Modern Language Association prize for independent scholars, 2000
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snader, Joe
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • English-speaking countries
  • English fiction
  • Captivity narratives
  • American literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Captivity narratives
  • English fiction
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • Intellectual life
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • English-speaking countries
  • Great Britain
  • English fiction
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • English-speaking countries
Label
Caught between Worlds : British Captivity Narratives in Fact and Fiction
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Narratives of Fact; 1. Travel, Travail, and the British Captivity Tradition; 2. The Captive as Hero; 3. The Perils and the Powers of Cultural Conversion; Part 2: Narratives of Fiction; 4. Mastering Captivity; 5. Resisting Americans in British Novels of American Captivity; 6. Utopian Captivities and other ""African"" Paradoxes; Conclusion; Notes; Primary Bibliography; Secondary Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn900344053
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (350 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149530
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129dkmn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344053
Label
Caught between Worlds : British Captivity Narratives in Fact and Fiction
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Narratives of Fact; 1. Travel, Travail, and the British Captivity Tradition; 2. The Captive as Hero; 3. The Perils and the Powers of Cultural Conversion; Part 2: Narratives of Fiction; 4. Mastering Captivity; 5. Resisting Americans in British Novels of American Captivity; 6. Utopian Captivities and other ""African"" Paradoxes; Conclusion; Notes; Primary Bibliography; Secondary Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn900344053
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (350 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149530
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129dkmn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344053

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