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- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication28/06/2016
- GenreHistory: World & General
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note5 Illustrations, color; XIII, 270 p. 5 illus. in color.
- Weight498 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edited byCharlotte Mathieson
- Edition Statement1st ed. 2016
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction: The literature, history and culture of the sea, 1600-present by Charlotte Mathieson. - 1. A Need to Narrate? Early Modern French Accounts of Atlantic Crossings by Michael Harrigan. - 2. `A sea of stories': Maritime imagery and imagination in Napoleonic narratives of war captivity by Elodie Duche. - 3. `Through Dustless Tracks' for African Rights: Narrative Currents and Political Imaginaries of Solomon Plaatje's 1914 Sea Voyage by Janet Remmington. - 4. `From Icy Backwater to Nuclear Waste Ground': The Russian Arctic Ocean in the Twentieth Century by Eva-Maria Stolberg. - 5. Shores of history, islands of Ireland: Chronotopes of the sea in the contemporary Irish novel by Roberta Gefter Wondrich. - 6. Women at Sea: Locating and Escaping Gender on the Cornish Coast in The Loving Spirit and Frenchman's Creek by Gemma Goodman. - 7. Travelling across Worlds and Texts in A. S. Byatt's Sea Narratives by Barbara Franchi. - 8. Unveiling the anthropo(s)cene: Burning seas, cinema of mourning and the globalisation of apocalypse by Sayandeb Chowdhury. - 9. The Tolerant Coast by Isaac Land
- Author BiographyCharlotte Mathieson is Teaching Fellow at Newcastle University, UK, and previously researched at the University of Warwick, UK. Her publications include Mobility in the Victorian Novel: Placing the Nation (2015).
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