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Antarctica in fiction : imaginative narratives of the far south

Author: Elizabeth Leane
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first comprehensive exploration of literary responses to Antarctica maps the far south as a space of the imagination.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Leane
ISBN: 9781107020825 1107020824
OCLC Number: 780063889
Description: xi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Speculation visions of the south polar regions --
Bodies, boundaries and the Antarctic gothic --
Creative explorations of the heroic era --
The survival value of literature at high latitudes --
The transforming nature of Antarctic travel --
Freezing time in far southern narratives.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Leane.

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'Encyclopedic in its scope, creative in its organization, and lucidly written, Antarctica in Fiction is a solid, lively, and at times surprising study that encompasses everything from Gothic and Read more...

 
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