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The idea of the antipodes : place, people, and voices

Author: Matthew Boyd Goldie
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 26.
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A study that uses critical theory to investigate the history of how people have thought about the antipodes - the places and people on the other side of the world - from ancient Greece to present-day literature and digital media.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goldie, Matthew Boyd.
Idea of the antipodes.
New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009029770
(OCoLC)277196174
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Boyd Goldie
ISBN: 9780203860397 020386039X
OCLC Number: 569658684
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction: beside the antipodes --
Spots in time: antipodean place, habitation, and communication in the ancient world --
Earthly motions: the antipodes in medieval geography and cartography --
Returning monsters: gender, sex, and child-getting in early modern Britain --
Britain in the antipodes, Huahine in Britain: eighteenth- and nineteenth-century encounter correspondence --
Island laughter: twentieth-century antipodean literature --
Afterword: global antipodes in a virtual world.
Series Title: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 26.
Responsibility: Matthew Boyd Goldie.
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