"Strangely Jumbled": Attitudes Toward the Native Other in Melville's and D. H. Lawrence's Captivity Narratives

  title={"Strangely Jumbled": Attitudes Toward the Native Other in Melville's and D. H. Lawrence's Captivity Narratives},
  author={Marijane Osborn},
  pages={57 - 70}
  • M. Osborn
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Art, History
  • Leviathan
DH. Lawrence was a magpie. Anything colorful enough to catch his eye might go into the building of a story: friends and people he met in passing, their conversations, their houses, their landscapes, their desires, and any of their private feelings that he might detect.1 Lawrence incorporates all these items into his fictional captivity narrative, “The Woman Who Rode Away.”2 Written in 1924 soon after he had traveled down the west coast of Mexico, the story begins in the Mexican landscape that… 



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