Navigating Cultural Spaces: Maritime Places

Navigating Cultural Spaces: Maritime Places



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042038622
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Spatial Practices Series , #18
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.94(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Anna-Margaretha Horatschek: From Cultural Spaces to Maritime Places: An Introduction
Chapter I. Voyages
Gesa Mackenthun: Oceanic Topographies: Routes, Ships, Voyagers
Joanna Rostek: Refusing to Rest on the Sea's Bed: The Sea of the Middle Passage in David Dabydeen's Turner (1994) and Fred D'Aguiar's Feeding the Ghosts (1997)
Jens Martin Gurr: When China's Trade all Europe Overflows: Edward Young's Naval Lyrics, Critical (Mis)Fortune, and the Discourses of Naval Power, Trade, and Globalisation
Joachim Schwend: The Trish Atlantic - Everywhere Green Is Worn
Chapter II. Heterotopic Places
Jonathan Rayner: What Does this Vaingloriousness Down Here?: Thomas Hardy, James Cameron, and the Titanic
Alexandra Ganser: The Coastal Figuration of the Caribbean Pirate in the Late Seventeenth Century
Francesca Nadja Palitzsch: 'Managing Wilderness': Insular Topographies, Outcast Identities, and Cultural Representation in James Hawes' Speak for England, Scarlett Thomas' Bright Young Things, and Yann Martel's Life of Pi
Johannes Riquet: Bliss and War on the Island: Undoing Myth and Negotiating History in Stevenson's Treasure lsland (1883) and Garland's The Beach (1996)
Chapter III. Liminal Spaces
Wolfgang Klooss: Coast and Beach: Contested Spaces in Cultural and Literary Discourse
Liz Ellison: On the Beach: Exploring the Complex Egalitarianism of the Australian Beach
Ursula Kluwick: The Coast as a Site of Ecological Haunting in Iris Murdoch's The Sea, The Sea and Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca
Patrizia A. Muscogiuri: Sea and Coast between Metaphor and History in Virginia Woolf's Writing
Chapter IV. Maritime Border Aesthetics
Stephen Wolfe: The Borders of the Sea: Spaces of Representation
Ruben Moi: Ocean's Love to Ireland: Imagery of the Sea in Contemporary Irish Poetry
Timothy Saunders: Coasting Classical Antiquity: Percy Shelley in the Bay of Naples
Søren Frank: The Tensions between Domestic Life and Maritime Life in Sea Novels

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