7 edition of I May Be Some Time found in the catalog.
July 30, 1999
by Palgrave Macmillan
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||388|
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I May Be Some Time is a very different sort of book, although it took me a stupidly long time to realise just how much so. Spufford pulls together an idiosyncratic cultural history, not of the expeditions themselves so much as the context in which they took place/5(13).
In his I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination, Spufford explores the British obsession with the world's coldest and bleakest climes, using their literary representation as his guide. Although his book gives some historical background about early polar explorations, Spufford concerns himself more with English perceptions of snow and ice than with the snow Cited by: Francis Spufford explores the British obsession with polar exploration in a book that Jan Morris, writing in The Times, called, "A truly majestic work of scholarship, thought and literary imagination" The title, a last quote from one explorer to his party as he left their tent never to return, embodies the danger and mystery that fueled the romantic allure of the poles and, Cited by: About Book.
I May Be Some Time is a richly engrossing cultural history of our obsession with ice, Eskimos and polar exploration. When Captain Scott died in on his way back from the South Pole, his story became a myth embedded in the national : Francis Spufford.
It may be that no answer is really expected, that the question does all it is intended to do by registering astonishment, and signalling the difference between sensible us and mad them. Sometimes that difference seems so wide that the histories of Antarctic exploration by the British in 'the heroic age' might as well be myths.
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It explores the myth as myth, showing how Scott's death was the culmination to a long-running national enchantment with perilous journeys to the ends of the earth/5(12).
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Oates is a legend for walking from a tent into a blizzard with the words "I am just going outside, and may be some time" before sacrificing himself in an effort to save others in Captain Robert Falcon Scott's doomed South Pole expedition. He died an unmarried virgin at the age of 32, according to : John Ezard.Are you looking for some reading recommendations or want to find out what's popular?
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