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Castaway tales : from Robinson Crusoe to Life of Pi / Christopher Palmer.

Author/Creator:
Palmer, Christopher, 1948- author.
Publication:
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, 2016.
Series:
Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Wesleyan Early Classics of Science Fiction Series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
Adventure stories -- History and criticism.
Castaways in literature.
Survival in literature.
Islands in literature.
Shipwrecks in literature.
Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A wide-ranging and appreciative literary history of the castaway tale from Defoe to the present
Contents:
The sea captain and the perfect mango: revision and parody in castaway narratives
The Swiss Family Robinson to the mysterious island and beyond: vicissitudes of the Crusoe template
Moreau and its progeny: abstraction and violence
Successors of Moreau: madness and cannibalism
Always another island: females and fridays
Recent children's novels: recognizing indigeneity, facing death
Recent science fiction novels: science reaffirmed, nature rethought
Conclusion: Living phenomena.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8195-7622-0
OCLC:
944920090
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