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The Voyage

Raymond P. Scheindlin

in Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195315424
eISBN:
9780199872039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315424.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Nine poems describe Halevi’s ocean voyage and his mental state during its course. They display his ambivalence between missing his family and longing for his goal; his fear that the Holy Land will ... More


Voyages

Jeffrey A. Auerbach

in Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827375
eISBN:
9780191866258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827375.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 contends that long-distance voyages became increasingly tedious during the nineteenth century as navigational techniques improved and as the novelty of sailing to India and Australia wore ... More


The Voyage of the Stirling

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines James Fenimore Cooper's ocean voyage aboard the Stirling. It explains that Stirling left New York in October 1806 and some of those with Cooper include Captain John Johnston and ... More


A Second Trip to the United States

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Rather than concluding his memoir before he reaches the end of 1947 or the beginning of 1948, that is, before he reaches the time during which Frieden was actually setting down the story of his life, ... More


Afterword: Menachem Mendel Frieden’s Journal and His Life after 1947

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

No longer recounting the past, the ultimate chapter of Frieden’s memoir turned into a series of discrete observations, somewhat like journal entries, in which he recorded what was going on presently ... More


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