The Oxford Book of Sea Stories

A collection of British and American tales of maritime adventure, including works by authors from Joseph Conrad and Washington Irving to William Faulkner and Peter Ustinov

The Oxford Book of Sea Stories

The Oxford Book of Sea Stories

A collection of British and American tales of maritime adventure, including works by authors from Joseph Conrad and Washington Irving to William Faulkner and Peter Ustinov

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The Oxford Book of Sea Stories
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Tony Tanner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A collection of British and American tales of maritime adventure, including works by authors from Joseph Conrad and Washington Irving to William Faulkner and Peter Ustinov
Fictions of the Sea
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Bernhard Klein
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This timely collection brings together twelve original essays on the cultural meaning of the sea in British literature and history, from early modern times to the present. Interdisciplinary in conception, it charts metaphorical and material links between the idea of the sea in the cultural imagination and its significance for
The Oxford Book of French Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Elizabeth Fallaize
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-18 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This collection of French short stories in translation expands our idea of French writing by including new stories by women writers and by authors of Francophone origin. Spanning the centuries from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth, the collection opens with a rumbustious tale from the Marquis de Sade,
Sea Stories
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Joseph Conrad
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Includes three stories where characters are tested by dramatic events 'that show in the light of day the inner worth of a man, the edge of his temper, and the fibre of his stuff; that reveal the quality of his resistance and the secret stuff of his pretences, not only
The Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: Theodore William Goossen
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This collection of short stories, including many new translations, is the first to span the whole of Japan's modern era from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day. Beginning with the first writings to assimilate and rework Western literary traditions, through the flourishing of the short story

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