The Story of the Voyage: Sea-Narratives in Eighteenth-Century England

The Story of the Voyage: Sea-Narratives in Eighteenth-Century England

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ISBN-13: 9780521604260
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/22/2004
Series: Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought Series , #24
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Part I: 2. William Dampier; Part II: 3. A disconsolate black albatross; 4. The wreck of the Wager; 5. Dr Hawkesworth at sea; 6. Cook and the Forsters; 7. The silence of Fletcher Christian; Part III: 8. The slave-trade; 9. Passengers; 10. Autobiographies; 11. The unfortunates; 12. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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