skip to content
Swallows, Amazons and coots : a reading of Arthur Ransome Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Swallows, Amazons and coots : a reading of Arthur Ransome

Author: Julian Lovelock
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : The Lutterworth Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: N/a.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1929, Arthur Ransome (1884-1967), a journalist and war correspondent who was on the books of MI6, turned his hand to writing adventure stories for children. The result was Swallows and Amazons and eleven more wonderful books followed, spanning in publication the turbulent years from 1930 to 1947.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)927402693
Named Person: Arthur Ransome; Arthur Ransome; Arthur Ransome
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Lovelock
ISBN: 9780718844646 0718844645 9780718844653 0718844653
OCLC Number: 966941520
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 227 pages ): illustrations.
Contents: List of IllustrationsForeword by Sophie NevilleAcknowledgementsIntroduction: 'The Romantic Transfiguration of Fact'1. Swallows and Amazons: Explorers, Pirates and Savages2. Swallowdale: 'Things Will Go Onward the Same'3. Peter Duck: Ransome and the Art of Metafiction4. Winter Holiday: Enter the Callums5. Coot Club: 'In the Cider Press'6. Pigeon Post: The Unlikely Mystery of Squashy Hat7. We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea: Confronting Reality8. Secret Water: Growing Up and Apart9. The Big Six: In the Shadow of War10. Missee Lee: Nancy and the Twenty-Two Gong Taicoon11. The Picts and the Martyrs: 'Imitation and Rehash'?12. Great Northern?: Not Quite a Grand FinaleAfterword: A Sense of EndingsSelect BibliographyIndex
Series Title: N/a.
Responsibility: Julian Lovelock ; with a foreword by Sophie Neville.

Abstract:

A lively and engaging critical study of the adventure novels of Arthur Ransome, revealing the author's themes and techniques and setting the stories in the social and political context of their time.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Lovelock's thesis - that Ransome's novels challenge as much as reinforce the prevailing attitudes of their time - is insightful. [Swallows Amazons and Coots] offers persuasive politicized readings Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/966941520> # Swallows, Amazons and coots : a reading of Arthur Ransome
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "966941520" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/2560-1/{BF0DDA68-7D84-4BEB-A74F-099ECC53013B}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Topic/children_s_stories_english_history_and_criticism> ; # Children's stories, English--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.912/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#CreativeWork/swallows_and_amazons_ransome_arthur> ; # Swallows and Amazons (Ransome, Arthur)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Person/ransome_arthur_1884_1967> ; # Arthur Ransome
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Topic/children_s_stories_english> ; # Children's stories, English
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Topic/literary_criticism_european_english_irish_scottish_welsh> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Person/lovelock_julian> ; # Julian Lovelock
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2016" ;
    schema:datePublished "2016" ;
    schema:description "In 1929, Arthur Ransome (1884-1967), a journalist and war correspondent who was on the books of MI6, turned his hand to writing adventure stories for children. The result was Swallows and Amazons and eleven more wonderful books followed, spanning in publication the turbulent years from 1930 to 1947."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3958201877> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Series/n_a> ; # N/a.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/927402693> ;
    schema:name "Swallows, Amazons and coots : a reading of Arthur Ransome"@en ;
    schema:productID "966941520" ;
    schema:url <http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=970790> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=BF0DDA68-7D84-4BEB-A74F-099ECC53013B> ;
    schema:url <http://0-www.jstor.org.lib.exeter.ac.uk/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1hd1828> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1422419> ;
    schema:url "https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/2560-1/{BF0DDA68-7D84-4BEB-A74F-099ECC53013B}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <https://grinnell.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1hd1828> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=bf0dda68-7d84-4beb-a74f-099ecc53013b&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://library.icc.edu/login?url=http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/illcencol-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4850564> ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1hd1828> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780718844646> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780718844653> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/966941520> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://0-www.jstor.org.lib.exeter.ac.uk/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1hd1828>
    rdfs:comment "Available online via JSTOR. Please log in using your Exeter IT login, if prompted." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#CreativeWork/swallows_and_amazons_ransome_arthur> # Swallows and Amazons (Ransome, Arthur)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "Swallows and Amazons (Ransome, Arthur)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Person/lovelock_julian> # Julian Lovelock
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Lovelock" ;
    schema:givenName "Julian" ;
    schema:name "Julian Lovelock" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Person/ransome_arthur_1884_1967> # Arthur Ransome
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1884" ;
    schema:deathDate "1967" ;
    schema:familyName "Ransome" ;
    schema:givenName "Arthur" ;
    schema:name "Arthur Ransome" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Series/n_a> # N/a.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/966941520> ; # Swallows, Amazons and coots : a reading of Arthur Ransome
    schema:name "N/a." ;
    schema:name "N/a" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Topic/children_s_stories_english> # Children's stories, English
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children's stories, English"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Topic/children_s_stories_english_history_and_criticism> # Children's stories, English--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children's stories, English--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3958201877#Topic/literary_criticism_european_english_irish_scottish_welsh> # LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780718844646>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0718844645" ;
    schema:isbn "9780718844646" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780718844653>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0718844653" ;
    schema:isbn "9780718844653" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/927402693>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/966941520> ; # Swallows, Amazons and coots : a reading of Arthur Ransome
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.