Arctic DiscourseseBook - 2010
Both fictional and non-fictional accounts of the Arctic have long been a major source of powerful images of the region, and have thus had a crucial part to play in the history of human activities there. This volume provides a wide-reaching investigation into the discourses involved in such accounts, above all into the consolidation of a discourse of "Arcticism" (modelled on Edward Said's concept of "Orientalism"), but also into the many intersecting discourses of imperialism, nationalism, mas ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (369 pages)