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“Shockley has written a fine historian’s biography that is also a good read. The Captain’s Widow of Sandwich shows how Burgess created her own heroic persona and how that particular version of one woman’s story embodied and ennobled the ideals of an embattled Cape Cod community.”

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Author’s Note on the Journals
  2. p. xi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. 1. Rebecca’s World: Developing Character
  2. pp. 11-26
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  1. 2. Becoming the Captain’s Wife: Crafting Personas and Defining Relationships
  2. pp. 27-56
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  1. 3. Rebecca at Sea: Fashioning a New Identity
  2. pp. 57-82
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  1. 4. Challenges and Transitions: Shifting Identities
  2. pp. 83-110
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  1. 5. A New Era, a New Narrative
  2. pp. 111-132
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  1. 6. Visible and Invisible: Rebecca’s Multiple Identities
  2. pp. 133-158
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  1. 7. From Legacy to Legend
  2. pp. 159-184
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 185-188
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  1. Appendix
  2. pp. 189-210
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 211-242
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  1. Works Cited
  2. pp. 243-254
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 255-266
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  1. About the Author
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780814741290
Related ISBN
9780814783191
MARC Record
OCLC
643562592
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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