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Coleridge and the Oriental Tale

Tim Fulford

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that, contra the verdict of Edward Said in Orientalism, English writers—the Romantics at least—did not treat the Arabian Nights as mere children's stories or sources of exotic ... More


PORT IN A STORM: The Boston Water front as Contested Space, 1747–74

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The first chapter focuses on the imperial conflict as it unfolded in the maritime and commercial spaces of Boston. Boston hosted a series crowd actions: the Knowles Riot of 1747, the Stamp Act riots ... More


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


Coda: The Incomprehensible Mariner

Seamus Perry

in Coleridge and the Uses of Division

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183976
eISBN:
9780191674150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183976.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter comments on The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a poem by English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It explains that this poem contains many Coleridgean elements and that it has often ... More


Coleridge at Home

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the poems written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge while living at a cottage in Nether Stowey, Somerset, from December 1796 to September 1798. While these years were just two out of ... More


Dances of the Intellect and Emotions

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Further interest in natural observation and philosophical speculation. Visit to a German university familiarizes him with the contemporary cult of Spinoza. Intercourse with scholars and intellectuals ... More


With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Brian Rouleau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Many Americans in the Early Republic era saw the seas as another field for national aggrandizement. With a merchant marine that competed against Britain for commercial supremacy and a whaling fleet ... More


The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More


Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Tonio Andrade and Xing Hang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book traces the roots of modern global East Asia by focusing on its seaways. The East Asian maritime realm, from the Straits of Malacca to the Sea of Japan, has been a core region of ... More


Scribble-Scrabble Genius: Coleridge, Transcription, and the Shorthand Effect

Yohei Igarashi

in The Connected Condition: Romanticism and the Dream of Communication

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610040
eISBN:
9781503610736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610040.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Although Coleridge is mostly known for being a copious talker who was impossible to transcribe, this chapter recovers Coleridge’s role as transcriber, theorist of transcription practices, and ... More


Britain’s Black Tars

Charles R. Foy

in Britain's Black Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In this chapter, Charles R. Foy discusses the critical role black mariners played in maintaining the strength of the 18th century British Empire through employment with the Royal Navy and merchant ... More


Introduction

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the place of the American merchant marine in society in the years preceding World War I. The low social standing of merchant mariners, the mundane nature of the ... More


The Crime of Color in the Negro Seamen Acts

Edlie L. Wong

in Neither Fugitive nor Free: Atlantic Slavery, Freedom Suits, and the Legal Culture of Travel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794555
eISBN:
9780814795460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794555.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the appeals to law made on behalf of black Atlantic mariners caught up in the workings of the Negro Seamen Acts which subjected all black mariners, regardless of national ... More


Saved at the Seawall: Stories from the September 11 Boat Lift

Jessica DuLong

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759123
eISBN:
9781501759130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759123.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is the definitive history of the largest ever waterborne evacuation. The book reveals the dramatic story of how the New York Harbor maritime community heroically delivered stranded ... More


JPL under Allen

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the reasons for Bruce Murray's resignation as director of JPL; he perceived a turning point in the history of the lab, from the Mariner-Voyager era of planetary exploration to ... More


Voyager Redux, Galileo, and Magellan

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows that despite the failure of the SSEC plan—the bloated Mars Observer, the deferral of Mariner Mark II—the decade of the 1980s closed on a generally upbeat note. The optimism of ... More


Digging in the Noise

David A. Weintraub

in Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691209258
eISBN:
9780691209265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209258.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter highlights the emergence of the Martian methane saga from its hibernation in 1988 when Vladimir Krasnopolsky and his colleagues undertook a study of the Martian atmosphere. It explains ... More


Making Do at the Margins of Maritime Empire

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter acknowledges that sailors were the largest single community of itinerant peddlers in the world. American men came aboard ships expecting to trade with the globe's inhabitants, and these ... More


Writing Congress: The Appeal of C. L. R. James’s American Studies

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Marxist C.L.R. James’s writings on Melville with a focus on the book he composed while detained on Ellis Island under the McCarran-Walter Act’s classification of alien ... More


Laboring Lives

Jared Ross Hardesty

in Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479816149
eISBN:
9781479869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816149.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Although many slaves’ personal interactions could be violent and unstable, most proved especially resilient in the town’s labor market. They were a highly versatile workforce and could be found in ... More


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