Author:Behrman, Cynthia Fansler

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Victorian Myths of the Sea

By: Behrman, Cynthia Fansler

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 1977

Seller ID: 037289

ISBN: 0821403516

Condition: Very Good


1880 pp, blue cloth covered boards w/wht lettering, dj blu-wht-green w/illustrated front panel w/wht-green lettering. The English have felt peculiarly possessive about the sea. The author demonstrates the importance of this feeling in the late Victorian period. It was a solidifying ingredient of British culture. The author focuses on three particular myths, "the English Self-Image," "the English Seaman," and "the English Navy." View more info