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Students and teachers alike will welcome the books in this series as accessible introductions to many widely studied themes and genres. Each book includes: an in-depth analyses of four to six exemplary texts; an extensive annotated list of works for further reading; a bibliographic essay; a chronology of major authors, works, and historical events of importance in the development of the theme or genre; and an overview of the evolution of the theme or genre.
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Robert Foulke is Professor Emeritus at Skidmore College. He is on the advisory board of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History and is the editor of the Cambridge University Press edition of Joseph Conrad's The Mirror of the SeaReview:
...rekindles any flagging interest on the part of long term fans of sea literature and encourages the beginner or casual reader to explore more thoroughly that literary field. Possibly the most valuable part of this book is the long bibliographical essay on sources and their locations in libraries, archives, and museums throughout the world. Readers will find here all the information they need to follow up on a particular area of interest.
–Sea History, Autumn 2003
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Book Description Farmington Hills, Michigan, U.S.A.: Twayne Pub, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1298 Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 456
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Book Description Cengage Gale, United States, 1998. Hardback. Condition: New. Annotated edition. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. When the thematic approach is called for in the study of American or English literature, Twayne s Studies in Literary Themes and Genres Series is first choice in reference material. This series is the first to investigate comprehensively yet concisely continuities and changes within individual literary themes and genres. Each book includes: an overview of the evolution of the theme or genre in-depth analyses of four to six exemplary texts an extensive annotated list of works for further reading a discursive critical bibliography a chronology of major authors, works, and historical events of importance in the development of the theme or genre. From The Odyssey to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here, including a full historical perspective supported by discussions of key texts. Whether the task be to find out more about Moby-Dick or the sea voyage theme in general this broad introduction is the first step. Seller Inventory # BTE9780805709681
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