Identity Politics of the Captivity Narrative After 1848

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Andrea Tinnemeyer's book examines the nineteenth-century captivity narrative as a dynamic, complex genre that provided an ample medium for cultural critique, a revision of race relations, and a means of elucidating the U.S.-Mexican War's complex and often contradictory significance in the national imagination. The captivity narrative, as Tinnemeyer shows, addressed questions arising from the incorporation of residents in the newly annexed territory. This genre transformed its heroine from the quintessential white virgin ...

Identity Politics of the Captivity Narrative After 1848 2008, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803220676

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Identity Politics of the Captivity Narrative After 1848 2006, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803244009

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