Coastal works : cultures of the Atlantic edge /

In all the complex cultural history of the islands of Britain and Ireland the idea of the coast as a significant representative space is critical. For many important artists coastal space has figured as a site from which to braid ideas of empire, nation, region and archipelago. They have been drawn...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Allen, Nicholas, 1972- (Editor), Groom, Nick, 1966- (Editor), Smith, Jos, 1980- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Nicholas Allen, Nick Groom, and Jos Smith
  • Draining the Irish Sea: the colonial politics of water / Nick Groom
  • The Roar of the Solway / Fiona Stafford
  • Ireland, literature, and the coastal imaginary / Nicholas Allen
  • 'At the Dying Atlantic's Edge': Norman Nicholson and the Cumbrian Coast / Andrew Gibson
  • 'Felt Routes': Louis MacNeice and the north-east Atlantic Archipelago / John Brannigan
  • The Riddle of the Sands: Erskine Childers between the tides / Daniel Brayton
  • Ronald Lockley and the archipelagic imagination / Damian Walford Davies
  • Maude Delap's domestic science: island spaces and gendered fieldwork in Irish natural history / Nessa Cronin
  • Science at the seaside: pleasure hunts in victorian Devon / Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi and John Plunkett
  • Seeing through water: the paintings of Zarh Pritchard / Margaret Cohen
  • In the labyrinth: annotating Aran / Andrew McNeillie
  • Fugitive allegiances: the good ship Archipelago and the Atlantic edge / Jos Smith
  • Afterword / John R. Gillis.