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Misadventurers I: Existential Themes

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores some of the ways in which a hugely popular literature of shipwreck and maritime disaster played an important ‘scripting’ influence on Romantic travel. It explores firstly the ... More


Misadventurers II: Political Themes

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter explores the political resonance of the figure of the maritime misadventurer, and by extension the political symbolism that could attach to the Romantic espousal of misadventure in travel ... More


Romantic Travel I: Wordsworthian Scripts

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores Wordsworth's indebtedness both to the literature of shipwreck and maritime misadventure outlined in Chapters 2 and 3, and to the literature of exploration outlined in Chapter 5. ... More


Romantic Travel II: Byronic Scripts

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores Byron's indebtedness both to the literature of shipwreck and maritime misadventure outlined in Chapters 2 and 3, and to the literature of exploration outlined in Chapter 5. It ... More


Approaches to Quantifying Roman Trade

Andrew Wilson

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter reviews some possible ways to quantify trade in the Roman period, and their inherent methodological and evidential problems. While it is easy to demonstrate the existence of trade, ... More


Introduction: Rediscovering a Local Legend

Annalies Corbin and Bradley A. Rodgers

in The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West: History, Excavation, and Architecture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032542
eISBN:
9780813039244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032542.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The identification of the steamboat Montana in September 2002 in the Missouri River near St. Charles, Missouri, by an East Carolina University (ECU) research team unlocked a tantalizing opportunity: ... More


Of the shipwreck that Happened To Baltasar de Castro and others on a ship from Spain bound for this island of hispaniola with a cargo of mares; of the seventy-nine persons on board, forty-six were drowned and thirty-three were miraculously saved.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the shipwreck that happened to Baltasar de Castro and others on a ship from Spain bound for Hispaniola with a cargo of mares. It states that of the seventy-nine persons on ... More


Of the Strange Case of Juan de Lepe, subsequently a resident of this city of Santo Domingo, on the island of Hispaniola; of how he was lost in Tierra Firme where a shipwreck left him among the wild Carib bowmen; and how miraculously God and his own courage rescued him from among them.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the strange case of Juan de Lepe, subsequently a resident of Santo Domingo, on the island of Hispaniola. It relates how he was lost in Tierra Firme where a shipwreck left him ... More


Of a shipwreck in which the Mother of God worked her marvels for the ship's master named Baltasar de Chaves.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes a shipwreck in which the Mother of God worked her marvels for the ship's master named Baltasar de Chaves.


Of the wreck of a ship that embarked from this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola on which was traveling a gentleman resident of the island of Cuba named Juan de Rojas with his wife, doña María de Lobera, whom he had married here a few days earlier and was taking to his home in the town of La Havana, On the island which is also known as Fernandina.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the wreck of a ship that embarked from Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola on which was traveling a gentleman resident of the island of Cuba named Juan de Rojas with his ... More


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