The view from the masthead : maritime imagination and antebellum American sea narratives (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The view from the masthead : maritime imagination and antebellum American sea narratives

Author: Hester Blum
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the contribution of sailors to literary culture, this book analyzes seamen's libraries, Barbary captivity narratives, naval memoirs, writings about the Galapagos Islands, Melville's sea  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blum, Hester.
View from the masthead.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608467678
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hester Blum
ISBN: 9780807831694 0807831697 9780807858554 0807858552
OCLC Number: 145378611
Description: xi, 271 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The sea narrative and sailors' literary culture --
Part II. Maritime epistemology and crisis.
Responsibility: Hester Blum.
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