The View from the Masthead

The View from the Masthead

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With long, solitary periods at sea, far from literary and cultural centers, sailors comprise a remarkable population of readers and writers. Although their contributions have been little recognized in literary history, seamen were important figures in the nineteenth-century American literary sphere. In the first book to explore their unique contribution to literary culture, Hester Blum examines the first-person narratives of working sailors, from little-known sea… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (September 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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