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By Charlotte Mathieson

Sea Narratives: Cultural
Responses to the ocean, 1600-Present
explores the connection among the ocean and culture
from the early sleek interval to the current. the gathering makes use of the concept that of
the ‘sea narrative’ as a lens wherein to contemplate the a number of methods in
which the ocean has formed, challenged, and multiplied modes of cultural
representation to provide diversified, contested and provocative chronicles of the
sea throughout quite a few cultural types inside of different socio-cultural moments. Sea Narratives presents a unique
perspective at the dating among the ocean and cultural creation: it
reveals the ocean to be greater than easily a resource of inventive inspiration,
instead exhibiting how the ocean has had a demonstrable impact on new modes and
forms of narration around the cultural sphere, and in flip, how those forms
have been crucial in shaping socio-cultural understandings of the ocean. The
result is an incisive exploration of the sea’s strength as a cultural presence.

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