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The sea voyage narrative

Author: Robert Foulke
Publisher: New York ; London, 2002, ©1997.
Series: Studies in literary themes and genres, no. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From "The Odyssey" to "The Old Man and the Sea", the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here, including a full historical perspective supported by discussions of key  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Foulke
ISBN: 0415938945 9780415938945
OCLC Number: 51032709
Notes: Originally published New York : Twayne, 1997.
Description: xxv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The nature of voyaging --
Navigation and the oral tradition: the Odyssey --
Voyages of discovery: Columbus and Cook --
The sea quest: Moby-Dick and The Old man and the sea --
Voyages of endurance: The Nigger of the "Narcissus" --
Postscript: voyage narratives in the twentieth century.
Series Title: Studies in literary themes and genres, no. 14.
Responsibility: Robert Foulke.

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..."rekindles any flagging interest on the part of long term fans of sea literature and encourages the beginner or casual reader to explore more thoroughly that literary field. Possibly the most Read more...

 
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