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ER&M 260 01 (12409) /AMST274
American Captivity Narratives
Birgit Rasmussen
T 1.30-3.20 JE L23
Fall 2012 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Introduction to captivity narratives from colonial and nineteenth-century America. Settler narratives placed in dialogue with slave narratives and Native American pictographic sketchbooks produced in military forts. Contemporary captivity narratives from the U.S. war in Iraq and other conflicts compared with narrative forms and themes from the colonial period.