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Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
...CHAPTER IX How they say the sea was made There was a man called Yaya, whose name they do not know;51 and his son was called Yayael, which means son ofYaya.52 Because Yayael wanted to kill his father, the latter sent him into exile, and thus he was exiled for...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388562-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8856-2
...chapter three THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Visualizing the Sea as Icon of the Bahamas Natural, asocial, tropical islands float outside history—on blue semantic oceans signifying eternity. Peter Osborne, Travelling Light...
Published: 03 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388579-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8857-9
... 7 Wang Wenxing’s Backed against the Sea, Parts I and II: The Meaning of Modernism in Taiwan’s Contemporary Literature Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang In “Critical Texts, Mass Artifacts,” Marilyn Ivy analyzes the oddity of a book on poststructuralism and deconstruction—Asada...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... other details, or will describe them with more care; let this small amount of information that we have given su≈ce for the moment. chapter 6 * how the world has both land and sea in the direction of both poles We have accomplished no little, for we have...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
.... At least there will not be much di√erence between them. chapter 11 * how in addition to the causes mentioned there are other reasons why the torrid zone is temperate, especially the proximity of the ocean sea But because...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... calms that exist on sea and land What I have said of the winds that commonly blow inside and outside the Torrid Zone must be understood to apply to the open sea and the great gulfs; the case is di√erent on land, where all sorts of winds are found owing to its great irregularities in the form of...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... book iii 131 chapter 14 * of the ebb and flow of the ocean sea in the indies One of Nature’s remarkable secrets is the ebb and flow of the sea, not only because of its strange property of rising and falling but...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-067
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... 160 book iii chapter 27 * how earth and sea clasp one another I shall close my discussion of this element, earth, by linking it to the one previously dealt with, water, for their order and interaction are remarkable. These two elements have the...
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
...176 Take to the Sea 177 Take to the Sea Artist Statement Long before it was named, Take to the Sea was conceived as an attempt for someone with the wrong passport to have a reason to obtain an official letter that would enable a visa...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
...Pirates on the Java Sea George Earl Though many Europeans traveled throughout the vast Indonesian archipelago by ship, piracy was a real problem, even in waters very close to the Dutch colonial center at Batavia. Many Europeans thought that piracy was endemic to maritime South...
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By Ted Gioia
Published: 23 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387688-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8768-8
...u chapter six Sea and Shore A song is as good as ten men. —Sailor’s proverb ‘‘Nothing is more common than to hear people say—‘Are not sailors very idle...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388869-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8886-9
...chapter 2 A Postcolonial Sea Let me commence from the landscape of writing that mirrors and echoes Occidental design and desire and yet refuses to deliver up its secrets: Joseph Conrad’s undecipherable jungle, the unfathomable echo in E. M. Forster’s...
Published: 25 November 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
... Part Three ‘‘THE SEA IS HISTORY’’ Where are your monuments, your battles, martyrs? Where is your tribal memory? Sirs, in that grey vault. The sea. The sea...
Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
... Part Three ‘‘THE SEA IS HISTORY’’ Where are your monuments, your battles, martyrs? Where is your tribal memory? Sirs, in that grey vault. The sea. The sea...
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388180-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8818-0
...10 SEA OF JAPAN, OKI 1987 he first thing you see when you come into my house is a green glass Tbowl filled with green and blue glass balls. These are floats, blown from bottle glass, and used to hold up fishing nets. I found them on Oki, a cluster of islands between Japan and Korea...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
...Men of the Rails and of the Sea Pablo Cuvi Sociologist, journalist, photographer, storyteller. Pablo Cuvi has a unique knack for capturing much of life in a few words and images. In addressing many of the themes that have defined twentieth-century Ecuador, from migration and markets to...
Published: 09 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386964-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8696-4
... is a United Method- ist). Here she walks the congregation through a reading of Mark’s story of the storm at sea, noting the peculiarities and the distinctive aspects of Mark’s ren- dition. Then asking, ‘‘So what do you suppose Mark was trying to show she spins out the relevance of the story for a...
Published: 29 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392637-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9263-7
... three . . . Postsocialist Melancholia “Blue Sky Green Sea” There are many things you have to know, even when you don’t know them, and many things you must not...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...A View from the Sea Anonymous The ancient Greeks used to write what they called periploi, documents that listed the seaports and landmarks that the captain of a ship would find along a shore. In the first century ce, a Greek in Egypt wrote one of these for the Red Sea and...