My Captivity

My Captivity

A Pioneer Woman's Story of Her Life Among the Sioux

eBook - 2014
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The ?Wild" West is full of stories told and retold. The captivity narrative, stories of people captured by usually ?uncivilized" or ?barbaric" enemies, is a curious category of literature, and the American genre more so. These accounts of capture, usually by Native Americans, were quite popular in both Europe and America from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries due to the aspects of religious fortitude, adventure, and sensationalism. Narratives ranged from biographical to completely fictional in order to appeal to the readers of the time.Fanny Kelly's memoir, first publish.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014
ISBN: 9781628738438
Branch Call Number: Freading ebook
Description: 1 online resource (277 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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