The view from the masthead : maritime imagination and antebellum American sea narratives (eBook, 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:   eBook : Document : 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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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hester Blum
ISBN: 9781469606552 1469606550
OCLC Number: 955639100
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 271 p.) : il., map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part I. The sea narrative and sailors' literary culture --
Part II. Maritime epistemology and crisis.
Responsibility: Hester Blum.

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