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Navigating cultural spaces : maritime places

Author: Anna-Margaretha Horatschek; Yvonne Rosenberg; Daniel Schäbler
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2014.
Series: Spatial practices, 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Literature is a central agent of the maritime cultural imaginary through the negotiation of competing versions of coast and sea. Discussed are historically specific functions of maritime spaces as  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna-Margaretha Horatschek; Yvonne Rosenberg; Daniel Schäbler
ISBN: 9789042038622 9042038624
OCLC Number: 881401150
Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Anna-Margaretha Horatschek: From Cultural Spaces to Maritime Places: An Introduction Chapter I. VoyagesGesa Mackenthun: Oceanic Topographies: Routes, Ships, Voyagers Joanna Rostek: Refusing to Rest on the Sea's Bed: The Sea of the Middle Passage in David Dabydeen's Turner (1994) and Fred D'Aguiar's Feeding the Ghosts (1997) Jens Martin Gurr: When China's Trade all Europe Overflows: Edward Young's Naval Lyrics, Critical (Mis)Fortune, and the Discourses of Naval Power, Trade, and Globalisation Joachim Schwend: The Trish Atlantic - Everywhere Green Is Worn Chapter II. Heterotopic PlacesJonathan Rayner: What Does this Vaingloriousness Down Here?: Thomas Hardy, James Cameron, and the Titanic Alexandra Ganser: The Coastal Figuration of the Caribbean Pirate in the Late Seventeenth Century Francesca Nadja Palitzsch: 'Managing Wilderness': Insular Topographies, Outcast Identities, and Cultural Representation in James Hawes' Speak for England, Scarlett Thomas' Bright Young Things, and Yann Martel's Life of Pi Johannes Riquet: Bliss and War on the Island: Undoing Myth and Negotiating History in Stevenson's Treasure lsland (1883) and Garland's The Beach (1996)Chapter III. Liminal SpacesWolfgang Klooss: Coast and Beach: Contested Spaces in Cultural and Literary Discourse Liz Ellison: On the Beach: Exploring the Complex Egalitarianism of the Australian Beach Ursula Kluwick: The Coast as a Site of Ecological Haunting in Iris Murdoch's The Sea, The Sea and Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca Patrizia A. Muscogiuri: Sea and Coast between Metaphor and History in Virginia Woolf's WritingChapter IV. Maritime Border AestheticsStephen Wolfe: The Borders of the Sea: Spaces of Representation Ruben Moi: Ocean's Love to Ireland: Imagery of the Sea in Contemporary Irish PoetryTimothy Saunders: Coasting Classical Antiquity: Percy Shelley in the Bay of Naples Soren Frank: The Tensions between Domestic Life and Maritime Life in Sea NovelsIndex
Series Title: Spatial practices, 18.
Responsibility: edited by Anna-Margaretha Horatschek, Yvonne Rosenberg and Daniel Schäbler.


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