(b. ca. 1637; d. 1710 or 1711) Author of a captivity narrative, the first book in English published by a woman in North America.
Mary White Rowlandson was born in England and moved ...
Rowlandson, Mary White
1635 (or 1637)
Writer of a famous captivity narrative
Portrait: Mary White Rowlandson. Reproduced by permission of The...
Excerpt from the Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration by Mary Rowlandson
Excerpt from The Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration
of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
Reprinted in Eyewitness to America
Mary White Rowlandson holds a secure if modest place in Colonial American literary history as the author of the first and deservedly best-known New England Indian captivity narrative and, except for s...
At sunrise on 10 February 1676, a little more than a year after the confederated colonies of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Plymouth, and Connecticut declared war against the Algonquian tribes allied un...
Mary Rowlandson, Harriet Jacobs, and Frederick Douglas wrote narratives of the lives in captivity and oppression. The stories were bestsellers in their times, but why do they continue to appeal to the...
"A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson" is a personal account by Mrs. Mary White Rowlandson herself, which details and describes her survival and hardship during her cap...