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3. Utopian Promise   



3. Utopian
Promise


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Mary Rowlandson - Selected Archive Items

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[2115] Harper's Magazine, The Captivity of Mrs. Rowlandson (1857),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-113682].
This is an illustration from an 1857 Harper's Magazine feature on "The Adventures of the Early Settlers in New England." This wood-carving print depicts events chronicled in the Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson.

[2788] Mary Rowlandson, A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, A Minister's Wife in New England (1682),
courtesy of Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.
Subtitle: "Written by her own Hand, for her Private Use: And now made Publlick at the earnest Desire of some Friends, for the Benefit of the Afflicted."

[2916] Charles H. Lincoln, ed., Map of Mrs. Rowlandson's Removes, Narratives of the Indian Wars (1913),
courtesy of Charles Scribner's Sons.
This map shows Rowlandson's "removes" in terms of twentieth-century landmarks.

[4439] Judea Capta Coin (71 c.e.),
courtesy of the American Numismatic Society.
This Roman coin depicts the biblical image of Judea capta (Israel in bondage). Mary Rowlandson's Narrative typologizes her experience in terms of the Judea capta ideal, understanding her purifying ordeal in the wilderness as a parallel of God's punishment and ultimate redemption of the "New Israel."

[7178] Vera Palmer, Interview: "Erdrich and the Captivity Narrative" (2001),
courtesy of Annenberg Media.
Palmer, a distinguished American Indian activist and scholar (Ph.D. Cornell), discusses themes of the captivity narrative as they appear in the poetry of Louise Erdrich.



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