Anna-Margaretha Horatschek

Navigating Cultural Spaces

Maritime Places

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Edité par Daniel Schäbler
Edité par Yvonne Rosenberg
Edité par Anna-Margaretha Horatschek
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

Abstract space becomes concrete place by being bound to individual and historical experience. Sea and coast – in texts from antiquity to the present mostly seen as mere spaces of transit and division between geographical places – are hotly contested topographical phenomena, which instigate the designation of highly semanticized cultural spaces in imagination and everyday practice. Literature has always been a central agent of the maritime cultural imaginary through the initiation and negotiat ...