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Dire Straits: The Perils of Writing the Early Modern English Coastline from Leland to Milton Hardcover – April 9, 2013


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‘This volume is an ingenious and persuasive tour de force of interdisciplinary research. Highly recommended.’ (A.R. Vogeler)

Dire Straits is to be welcomed as an important counter-balance to influential histories of the rise of English patriotism and its figuration through geographic discourse… A book which has much to offer to geographers, historians and students of literature alike.’ (Robert Mayhew)

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“A major contribution to early modern literary studies, Dire Straits surfaces watery connections between familiar figures, including Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton, and less well-known ones, including William Bourne and John Cleveland. Elizabeth Jane Bellamy reveals the struggles of English poets to re-define cold and distant British coastlines against sun-drenched and classical Mediterranean shores. Readers interested in the fluvial shapes of English poetry, the influence of the classics, and the career paths of these writers will find much of value here.” (Steven Mentz, Department of English, St John’s University)

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