The Sea Voyage Narrative (Genres in Context)

The Sea Voyage Narrative (Genres in Context)

By: Robert Foulke (author)Paperback

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Description

From The Odyssey to Moby Dick to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here supported by discussions of key texts.

About Author

Robert Foulke is Professor Emeritus at Skidmore College. He is on the advisory board of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History and is the editor of the Cambridge University Press edition of Joseph Conrad's The Mirror of the Sea

Contents

Table of Contents. Preface. Acknowledgements. Chronology. 1. The Nature of Voyaging 2. Navigation and the Oral Tradition: The Odyssey 3. Voyages of Discovery: Columbus and Cook 4. The Sea Quest: Moby Dick and The Old Man and the Sea 5. Voyages of Endurance: The Nigger of Narcissus 6. Postscript: Voyage Narratives in the Twenteith-Century.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415938945
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415938945
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0415938945

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