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The Transatlantic Reception and Circulation of Women’s Writing

As you probably know, RECIRC’s scope comprises the entire English-speaking world. Most days, I am thinking about women writing or being read in early modern Britain and Ireland. But because I am American, and yesterday was Thanksgiving, I had thought...
From: RECIRC on 24 Nov 2017

Teaching History Without Chronology

You don't realize how much history courses rely on chronological organization until you try teaching without it, as Joseph M. Adelman explains.
From: The Junto on 19 Jan 2016

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Thirteen, Final.

Preparing To meet The Enemy By Robert Griffing. THE TWENTIETH REMOVE It was their usual manner to remove, when they had done any mischief, lest they should be found out; and so they did at this time. We went about three or four miles, and there they...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jun 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Twelve.

By Robert Griffing. THE NINETEENTH REMOVE They said, when we went out, that we must travel to Wachusett this day. But a bitter weary day I had of it, traveling now three days together, without resting any day between. At last, after many weary steps,...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jun 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Eleven.

THE SEVENTEENTH REMOVE A comfortable remove it was to me, because of my hopes. They gave me a pack, and along we went cheerfully; but quickly my will proved more than my strength; having little or no refreshing, my strength failed me, and my spirits were...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jun 2015

COLONIAL AMERICAN DIGRESSIONS: INDIAN CAPTIVES

COLONIAL AMERICAN DIGRESSIONS: INDIAN CAPTIVES: The Capture of Mary Rowlandson Courtesy of 17th18Century.blog Mary Rowlandson, 10 February 1675 ‘…But out we must go, the fire...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 11 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Ten.

By the kind permission of the Gutenberg Project. THE FOURTEENTH REMOVE Now must we pack up and be gone from this thicket, bending our course toward the Baytowns; I having nothing to eat by the way this day, but a few crumbs of cake, that an Indian gave...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 11 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Nine.

Watching the Back Trail By Andrew Knez Jnr. THE THIRTEENTH REMOVE Instead of going toward the Bay, which was that I desired, I must go with them five or six miles down the river into a mighty thicket of brush; where we abode almost a fortnight. Here one...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 6 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Eight.

The Captives By Andrew Knez Jnr. THE ELEVENTH REMOVE The next day in the morning they took their travel, intending a day's journey up the river. I took my load at my back, and quickly we came to wade over the river; and passed over tiresome and wearisome...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 3 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Seven.

By Robert Griffing. THE NINTH REMOVE But instead of going either to Albany or homeward, we must go five miles up the river, and then go over it. Here we abode a while. Here lived a sorry Indian, who spoke to me to make him a shirt. When I had done it,...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 1 May 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Five.

THE FOURTH REMOVE And now I must part with that little company I had. Here I parted from my daughter Mary (whom I never saw again till I saw her in Dorchester, returned from captivity), and from four little cousins and neighbors, some of which I never...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 30 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Four.

THE SECOND REMOVE But now, the next morning, I must turn my back upon the town, and travel with them into the vast and desolate wilderness, I knew not whither. It is not my tongue, or pen, can express the sorrows of my heart, and bitterness of my spirit...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 27 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Three.

Courtesy of Project Gutenberg.  Oh the doleful sight that now was to behold at this house! "Come, behold the works of the Lord, what desolations he has made in the earth." Of thirty-seven persons who were in this one house, none escaped either...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 23 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part Two.

Courtesy of Project Gutenberg.  At length they came and beset our own house, and quickly it was the dolefulest day that ever mine eyes saw. The house stood upon the edge of a hill; some of the Indians got behind the hill, others into the barn,...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 22 Apr 2015

NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY AND RESTORATION OF MRS. MARY ROWLANDSON. Part One.

Courtesy of Project Gutenberg.  On the tenth of February 1675, came the Indians with great numbers upon Lancaster: their first coming was about sunrising; hearing the noise of some guns, we looked out; several houses were burning, and the smoke...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 21 Apr 2015

Tracking Down a Musket-Toting Woman

Ray Raphael just described how an Advanced Placement exam in U.S. History asked students to analyze what this image of a musket-toting woman said about the Revolutionary War. The picture appeared on an undated broadside commenting on the war with a poem...

Mary Rowlandson: Trials and Temptation in the Wilderness

As I begin to discuss Mary Rowlandson’s captivity narrative I feel that it is vital to acknowledge that she is taking part in the highly problematic mode of Colonial discourse. In particular, she creates a persona of the aboriginal as the “heathen”...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 5 Mar 2013

Does the captivity narrative of Mary Rowlandson transgress or embrace the traditional roles of seventeenth and eighteenth century femininity?

Does the captivity narrative of Mary Rowlandson transgress or embrace the traditional roles of seventeenth and eighteenth century femininity? In her work A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson Mary embraces her traditional...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 4 Mar 2013

The Captive and the Heathen: Demonizing Native Americans through Religion in Captivity Narratives

The captive narratives of Susannah Johnson and Mary Rowlandson both contain continuous Christian religious language and imagery that reveals the nature of English perceptions of Native Americans during the eighteenth century. Particularly in Mary Rowlandson’s...
From: Women Writers, 1660-1800 on 4 Mar 2013

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