Narratives of exploration and discovery

essays in honour of Konrad Gross
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WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag , Trier
Canadian literature -- History and criticism., American literature -- History and criticism., National characteristics, Canadian, in literature., National characteristics, American, in literature., Literature and history -- Canada., Literature and history -- United St
StatementWolfgang Klooss (ed.).
ContributionsGross, Konrad, 1940-, Klooss, Wolfgang.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9185.2 .N37 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21236863M
ISBN 103884767623

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An exploration narrative, also known as travel literature or travel writing, is an author's description of his experience seeing an unfamiliar place.

Unlike travel guides, which tell people about places to visit while on vacation, travel writing is a subjective look.

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Ranging from the late seventeenth cen­. Christopher Columbus wrote several exploration narratives during his journeys to and from Narratives of exploration and discovery book new land.

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Spanish explorers in America. “A reliable and interesting book which provides an account of the discovery and exploration of America and also presents a sketch of the Spanish colonial system.

Critical essay on authorities.” – Standard Catalog Contents: 1. Preliminaries of Discovery () 2. Preparations of Columbus () 3.

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“King Kong is many things, but at the bottom it’s a lament for the end of the Age of Exploration. The westerners couldn’t be made until the closing of the West. And King Kong couldn’t be made until technology had domesticated nature.

We scour the globe but only find ourselves, and like Alexander the Great, we despair. Seamount: Discovery And Exploration of Cobb Seamount While most eyes of the world were on the exploration of space, there were small but significant programs to explore the world's oceans.

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Not just an exploration of our early Western European roots, these rich chronicles read as literature, first-person narratives of the greatest exploration. narratives?6 In the nineteenth century, the discovery of the Passage was not the end of the story: the Arctic posed a particular case, not only because its exploration was finally thought of as commercially insignificant, but also because blind hubris, failure, and loss.

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