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Record #174196:

Scott's last biscuit: the literature of polar travel / Sarah Moss.

Title: Scott's last biscuit: the literature of polar travel / Sarah Moss.
Author(s): Moss, Sarah.
Date: 2006.
Publisher: Oxford: Signal Books
Abstract: Discusses influential and popular accounts of polar journeys from 14th to 20th centuries, and considers morbid fascination with disaster, death, and rescue. Examines risks ranging from frostbite and polar bears to starvation, cannibalism and insanity, and analyses enduring appeal of romanticized polar landscapes; relationship between nationhood and exploration; literary approaches to polar travel from Winnie the Pooh to Frankenstein; representation of indigenous communities; and women's writing about polar regions.
Keywords: 8 -- Languages and literature.
82 -- Literature.
82.08 -- Literary activity and technique.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
39 -- Ethnography.
3-055.2 -- Women.
S -- Literature and Language.
(*2) -- Polar regions.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*2) : 82
ISBN: 1902669878
SPRI record no.: 174196

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