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The Oxford Book of the Sea

The Oxford Book of the Sea( )
Editor: Raban, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-19-214197-2
Publication Date:May 1992
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Truly the source of eternal fascination, the sea is one of the enduring subjects of literature, and certainly the most protean. Indeed, the sea in literature is as liquid and as volatile as the sea in life, shaping itself anew for every writer and every generation. For Addison and Burke, it was the realm of the sublime, of "foaming billows and floating mountains," of agreeable horror." For Romantics such as Turner, it was pure, unpent nature at its wildest and most magnificent, and for...
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