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Fictions of the sea : critical perspectives on the ocean in British literature and culture

Author: Bernhard Klein
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernhard Klein
ISBN: 9781138246652 1138246654
OCLC Number: 1041705518
Description: 1 v. (XI-237 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction: Britain and the sea, Bernhard Klein; Who owns the sea?, James Muldoon; Orientation as a paradigm of maritime modernity, Ulrich Kinzel; Satan's ocean voyage and 18th-century seafaring trade, Anne-Julia Zwierlein; Class war and the albatross: the politics of ships as social space and the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Sarah Moss; Walter Scott's The Pirate: Imperialism, nationalism and bourgeois values, Arnold Schmidt; Death by water: the theory and practice of shipwrecking, Ina Habermann; The sea is history: historicizing the Homeric sea in Victorian passages, Tobias DAring; 'As I wuz a-rolling down the highway one morn': fictions of the 19th-century English sailortown, Valerie Burton; Conrad's crews revisited, JA1/4rgen Kramer; Cabin'd yet unconfined: heroic masculinity in English seafaring novels, Susan Bassnett; 'The sea is slavery': middle passage narratives, Carl Pedersen; Cinematographic seas: metaphors of crossing and shipwreck on the big screen (1990-2001), Patrizia A. Muscogiuri; Bibliography; Index.
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