From The Odyssey to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here.
From The Odyssey to Moby Dick to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here supported by discussions of key texts.
Table of Contents
The Nature of Voyaging 1 (26)
Navigation and the Oral Tradition 27 (39)
Voyages of Discovery: Columbus and Cook 66 (46)
The Sea Quest: Moby-Dick and The Old Man and 112(25)
Voyages of Endurance: The Nigger of the 137(22)
Postscript: Voyage Narratives in the 159(12)
Notes and References 171(21)
Bibliographic Essay 192(34)
Recommended Reading 226(9)