American Sea Literature (Innbundet)

Seascapes, Beach Narratives, and Underwater Explorations

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 125
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781137465665
Kategori: Språk
Omtale American Sea Literature
Implementing a never-before-seen approach to sea literature, American Sea Literature: Seascapes, Beach Narratives, and Underwater Explorations explores the role of American maritime activities and their cultural representations in literature. Differentiating between the 'terrestrial' and 'oceanic' as concepts, Shin Yamashiro divides sea literature into three categories: literature on the sea, by the sea, and beneath the sea. Discussing both canonical works and new books on scuba diving, deep-sea explorations, and surfing, this fascinating study recognizes sea literature's unique influence on American history.

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