Book of the Sea (2020)

Book of the Sea Aubrey de Sélincourt Audrey De Selincourt Book of the Sea This anthology of poetry and prose from Homer to T S Eliot describes the sea in all its moods and man s experience of it Travellers novelists poets small boat sailors oceanographers deep sea capt
  • Title: Book of the Sea
  • Author: Aubrey de Sélincourt Audrey De Selincourt
  • ISBN: 9781861762085
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Paperback
Book of the Sea Aubrey de Sélincourt Audrey De Selincourt This anthology of poetry and prose from Homer to T.S Eliot describes the sea in all its moods and man s experience of it Travellers, novelists, poets, small boat sailors, oceanographers, deep sea captains, have all fallen under the spell of the sea They have been drawn by its sacred qualities, by its beauty they have been fascinated by it, terrified by it, and experienThis anthology of poetry and prose from Homer to T.S Eliot describes the sea in all its moods and man s experience of it Travellers, novelists, poets, small boat sailors, oceanographers, deep sea captains, have all fallen under the spell of the sea They have been drawn by its sacred qualities, by its beauty they have been fascinated by it, terrified by it, and experienced its loneliness and danger And always it is seen as a metaphor for the human condition This anthology is not about naval battles or great voyages, but the sea itself, its moods, its color, its immediate and daily effects on those who sailed on it, and those who, living on its edge, have felt its influence, whether benign or malign Homer, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Daniel Defoe, Milton, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Lewis Carroll, Tennyson, Wordsworth, Walt Whitman, Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, Rupert Brooke, and T S Eliot are just some of the writers who feature in this book But seamen themselves have also taken up the pen, and by sampling the writings of Raleigh, Drake, Hawkins, Captain Cook and R H Dana, this anthology contains some of the most authentic writing on the sea ever collected, drawn from the experiences of these legendary sailors Organized into chapters by theme, sections include Fair Weather , Foul Weather , Shipwreck , Daily Life and Strange Adventures , and give a flavor of the sea in all its varied states.
Book of the Sea Aubrey de Sélincourt Audrey De Selincourt

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