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Hope At Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

Teresa Shewry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691579
eISBN:
9781452952390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691579.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Pacific Ocean has long inspired literary imaginings of promising worlds, including Thomas More’s Utopia and Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis. This book asks how literary writers imagine ocean futures ... More


Life: Guillaume de Machaut’s Living

Elizabeth Eva Leach

in Guillaume de Machaut: Secretary, Poet, Musician

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449338
eISBN:
9781501704864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449338.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter reviews the surprisingly meager documentary evidence about Guillaume de Machaut's life. It attempts to satisfy two basic questions: What survives, and what does it tell us? The paper ... More


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