Elizabeth Leane's Antarctica in Fiction: Imaginative Narratives of the Far PDF

By Elizabeth Leane

ISBN-10: 1107020824

ISBN-13: 9781107020825

ISBN-10: 1107507715

ISBN-13: 9781107507715

This finished research of literary responses to Antarctica examines the wealthy physique of literature that the continent has provoked over the past 3 centuries, focussing quite on narrative fiction. Novelists as various as Edgar Allan Poe, James Fenimore Cooper, Jules Verne, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula Le Guin, Beryl Bainbridge and Kim Stanley Robinson have all been drawn artistically to the a ways south. The continent has additionally encouraged style fiction, together with a turbines and Boon novel, a Phantom comedian and a Biggles publication, in addition to numerous lost-race romances, espionage thrillers and horror-fantasies. Antarctica in Fiction attracts on those assets, in addition to movie, commute narratives and explorers' personal artistic writing. It maps the some distance south as an area of the mind's eye and argues that purely through enticing with this house, as well as the actual continent, do we comprehend present attitudes in the direction of Antarctica.

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