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Dire Straits: The Perils of Writing the Early Modern English Coastline from Leland to Milton

Dire Straits: The Perils of Writing the Early Modern English Coastline from Leland to Milton

England became a centrally important maritime power in the early modern period, and its writers – acutely aware of their inhabiting an island – often depicted the coastline as a major topic of their works. However, early modern English versifiers had to reconcile this reality with the classical tradition, in which the British Isles were seen as culturally remote compared to the centrally important Mediterranean of antiquity. This was a struggle for writers not only because they used the classical tradition to legitimate their authority, but also because this image dominated cognitive maps of the oceanic world.As the first study of coastlines and early modern English literature, Dire Straits investigates the tensions of the classical tra

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Milton Caniff: In Formosa’s Dire Straits- A Complete Steve Canyon Adventure

Milton Caniff: In Formosa’s Dire Straits- A Complete Steve Canyon Adventure

In comics, the master of suspense is Milton Caniff. From 1932 to 1988, Caniff thrilled millions daily with his great newspaper strips. There was ‘Terry and the Piratese,’ and then in 1947, there came ‘Steve Canyon.’ In this volume, six months of ‘Steve Canyon’ from 1955 are reprinted, for the first time, from sharp artist’s proofs. Thrill again to the action, adventure, and suspense spun by a master storyteller: Milton Caniff’s ‘In Formosa’s Dire Straits!’

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Sultans of Swing – The Very Best of Dire Straits (Fretted)

  • Includes Guitar TAB152 pagesSize: 12″ x 9″Artist: Dire StraitsISBN: 711973032

Authentic transcriptions in notes and TAB of 16 hits: Brothers in Arms * Calling Elvis * Love Over Gold (Live) * Money for Nothing * Romeo and Juliet * So Far Away * Sultans of Swing * Tunnel of Love * Walk of Life * more.

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