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|Title: ||Immediate passage : the narrative of Joel H. Brown, with a critical essay on form and style in the sea voyage narrative|
|Authors: ||King, Richard Jay|
|Supervisors: ||Delahunt, Meaghan|
|Issue Date: ||26-Jun-2008|
|Abstract: ||'Immediate Passage: The Narrative of Joel H. Brown' is an original work of fiction. The protagonist and narrator, Joel Brown, is preparing to set sail for a singlehanded
circumnavigation. As he readies his boat and counts down the days until his departure, he
reflects on his previous experience at sea, what he expects to see out there, and why he is even going in the first place. The story ends with his departure. It is set in the present day.
The novel is supported by an analysis of the choices of form and style in first person
sea voyage narratives, showing general trends and authorial choices in the areas of veracity, structure, point of view, voice, tense, direct speech, and the use of maritime language. A glossary of maritime words is provided as an appendix.|
|Publisher: ||University of St Andrews|
|Appears in Collections:||English Theses|
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