By Charlotte Mathieson

Sea Narratives: Cultural
Responses to the ocean, 1600-Present
explores the connection among the ocean and culture
from the early smooth interval to the current. the gathering makes use of the concept that of
the ‘sea narrative’ as a lens in which to contemplate the a number of methods in
which the ocean has formed, challenged, and accelerated modes of cultural
representation to supply different, contested and provocative chronicles of the
sea throughout various cultural kinds inside varied socio-cultural moments. Sea Narratives presents a unique
perspective at the dating among the ocean and cultural construction: it
reveals the ocean to be greater than easily a resource of inventive inspiration,
instead displaying how the ocean has had a demonstrable impact on new modes and
forms of narration around the cultural sphere, and in flip, how those forms
have been crucial in shaping socio-cultural understandings of the ocean. The
result is an incisive exploration of the sea’s strength as a cultural presence.

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