The View from the Masthead: Maritime Imagination and Antebellum American Sea Narratives / Edition 1

The View from the Masthead: Maritime Imagination and Antebellum American Sea Narratives / Edition 1

by Hester Blum
     
 

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View from the Masthead: Maritime Imagination and Antebellum American Sea Narratives

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858554
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/25/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. The Sea Narrative and Sailors' Literary Culture
Chapter 1. The Literati of the Galley
Chapter 2. Barbary Captivity and Intra-Atlantic Print Culture
Chapter 3. Naval Memoirs and the Literary Marketplace
Part II. Maritime Epistemology and Crisis
Chapter 4. The Sea Eye
Chapter 5. The Galapagos and the Evolution of the Maritime Imagination
Chapter 6. From Preface to Postscript: Death and Burial at Sea
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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