Author Results for Michael Bender

Angry Voices on the River Bank: a Reinterpretation of Two Aquatic Classics

By Michael Bender

At least some of the meaning of the maritime for the English has come to them through its portrayal in the various media, such as paintings, poetry and literature. This relationship appears to have been particularly relevant during the late Victorian and Edwardian era, when the need of the population to understand the sea and […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Art & Music

Conrad, the Yarn and the Location of the Marlow Stories

By Michael Bender

Maritime history is centrally concerned with man’s changing relationship with the sea. One important way of understanding this relationship is by examining contemporary writings concerning the sea and sailing on it. A particular rich area of such writings is fictional accounts; and the greatest exponent of British maritime fiction is Joseph Conrad (1857–1924). This paper […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Miscellaneous