Sea-mark: The Metaphorical Voyage, Spenser to Milton
Liverpool University Press, 1997 M01 1 - 227 pages
An original study of the use made by a number of major writers in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England of the metaphor of the voyage, showing how powerfully it operated, and how fundamental it is for our proper understanding of some of the best-known works of Renaissance literature.
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Advancement of Learning adversity Aeneas Antonio’s Bacon boat Book Calidore Canto Christ Christian Comedy Comedy of Errors conﬁdence conﬁrm course death Desdemona Dido difﬁculty discover divine Donne Donne’s doth edition Ephesus essay Faerie Queene fallen Faustus ﬁctions ﬁgure ﬁnal ﬁnd ﬁnding ﬁre ﬁrst ﬂat map ﬂeet ﬂesh Florimell fortune George Wilson Knight God’s Greenblatt Guyon hath Heaven Hercules hero honour human Hymne Iago Ibid Instauratio Magna invention journey land Macbeth MacCaffrey mankind Marinell mariners Marlowe means Merchant of Venice Milton nature navigation Neptune night ocean one’s Othello passage Pericles Phaedria pilot poem poet Prometheus Ralegh reﬂection riches romance Satan says scientiﬁc Sea-marke seems Seneca sermons Shakespeare ship shipwreck signiﬁcance simile Spenser stanza storm story symbol Tamburlaine Tempest things thou Valerius Terminus voyage imagery voyage images voyage metaphor voyages of discovery W. B. Yeats wandering winds Winter’s Tale word wreck writing