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By S. Yamashiro

Enforcing a never-before-seen method of sea literature, American Sea Literature: Seascapes, seashore Narratives, and Underwater Explorations explores the position of yank maritime actions and their cultural representations in literature. Differentiating among the 'terrestrial' and 'oceanic' as suggestions, Shin Yamashiro divides sea literature into 3 different types: literature at the sea, through the ocean, and underneath the ocean. Discussing either canonical works and new books on scuba diving, deep-sea explorations, and browsing, this attention-grabbing learn acknowledges sea literature's targeted effect on American background.

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Ibid. (208). Roderick Nash. Wilderness and the American Mind. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967. (2–3). 0005                American Sea Literature William Bradford. Of Plymouth Plantation: 1620–1647. Intro. By Samuel Eliot Morison. New York: Knopf, 1966. (61). Print. Ronald E. Seavoy, An Economic History of the United States: from 1607 to the Present. New York : Routledge, 2006. (35). Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation: 1620–1647 (61). David Cressy. ” The New England Quarterly 57.

This overall implication of paradise loss is the most important motif in all of Matthiessen’s work,70 but especially in this novel, it is interesting to see how a catastrophic storm plays a crucial role to indicate how this paradisiacal harmony is going to begin to collapse: The Captain nods. One telltale thing for a hurricane, you feel de wind putting toward de north or de northwest. Course dere are regular northwest storms, but dat is in de winter time. Usually from July, August, September, October, anytime dat wind goes to de north, dere trouble comin.

27 What may at first seem an obvious lack of the oceanic becomes less so when we start conceptualizing what constitute the surface of the ocean experiences and its interference with literature. Of course one can argue that Equiano’s maritime experience must be gone through terrestrialization because it was written not at the time of, but after, his experience as a slave. What I pointed out as maritime references in Equiano’s narrative can be interpreted as something created through his terrestrial experience and imagination—and in this sense, all maritime writing can considered terrestrialized when we read them.

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