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Record #195691:

Representations of the Arctic in nineteenth-century French prose fiction / Wendy Mercer.

Title: Representations of the Arctic in nineteenth-century French prose fiction / Wendy Mercer.
Author(s): Mercer, Wendy.
Date: 2011.
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars
In: Arctic discourses. (2011.),
Abstract: Defines characteristics of sub-genre of "Arctic" travel novel, and significance of Arctic as textual construct therein. Explores ways in which authors of "Arctic" travel novels exploit narrative strategies employed by travel narratives of era. Identifies rhetorical devices used to construct characters, both in terms of narrators and in terms of narrator's "others". Notes that many devices appear to be heavily influenced by contemporary travel writing.
Notes:

In: Arctic discourses / Anka Ryall, Johan Schimanski, Henning Howlid Waerp, eds.

Keywords: 1 -- Philosophy.
82 -- Literature.
82-3 -- Prose. Fiction.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
S -- Literature and Language.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(44) -- France.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*3) : 82
SPRI record no.: 195691

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