A voyage to the antipodes

a simile, in a dialogue between Remarquo, a member of the English flying-squadron and a sayler [sic]. Giving an account of what happened by the treachery of some reformado-officers, in relation to mismanagements. ....
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The Della Morte family, steampunk inventors, set out on a journey from England to Melbourne in the Antipodes in in their flailing ship Invention.

What they expected to be an uneventful trip turns out to be anything but. This is a book for anyone who loves adventure and intrigue set in a steampunk world very different from our own.5/5(1).

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This Antipodes edition, first published inis a republication of The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient, published in two volumes by Harcourt, Brace and Company in The book was first published in French as Voyage en Orient in Page - European, with its regular houses, tall, and white, and stiff; the other half, Oriental, with its mud-coloured buildings and terraced roofs, varied with fat mosques and lean minarets.

The suburbs are encrusted with the wretched- hovels of the Arab poor; and immense mounds and tracts of rubbish occupy the wide space between the city and its walls: all beyond is a dreary waste. “The Antipodes” is also deeply funny, but it’s naturally funny, and if it’s a satire, it’s an organic one.

This playwright doesn’t need to exaggerate to elicit what’s absurd in the human condition. Baker hears the roar of eternity in the babble of our existence.

Information on Submitting a Book Review to Antipodes: Publishers or authors wishing to have their books reviewed by Antipodes or scholars wishing to review a book in the journal should contact Reviews Editor, Richard Carr, via email at [email protected], or via mail at Richard Carr, Department of A voyage to the antipodes book, University of Alaska–Fairbanks, Ernest Shackleton, Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer who attempted to reach the South Pole.

He was perhaps best known for his –16 expedition, in which his ship, Endurance, was crushed by pack ice and the crew endured months of hardship before being.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: antipodes. In geography, the antipode (/ænˈtɪpədiː/) of any spot on Earth is the point on Earth's surface diametrically opposite to it. A pair of points antipodal (/ænˈtɪpədəl/) to each other are situated such that a straight line connecting the two would pass through Earth's center.

The book discusses teratological fantasies, the literary background in utopias and Robinsonades, Gulliver's Travels and other travel fiction from mid-century onwards, the parallels between real and imaginary voyages, and the way the latter often prefigured the rise of modern anthropology and of colonial relationships in the austral regions.

Particularly relevant was the odd blend of arcadianism Cited by: Books Animated Film Shop About Voyage to the Antipodes Shop About Voyage to the Antipodes  The first Della Mortika, this book introduces the Della Morte family and tracks their journey to Australia.

Read More The Library of Wonder. Voyage to the Antipodes is a steampunk adventure for lovers of resourceful, colourful heroes and mysterious and hideously wicked villains. Product Details ISBNPages: A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and Round the World: but chiefly into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year to London: Printed for G G J and J Robinson, Second edition and most complete.

Hardcover. Abstract “I was afraid of a long trip,” Hattie said. “I don’t travel very well on the water.” After undergoing rough crossings across the Atlantic, she refused to face an ocean voyage to Australia, which could last up to three : Arthur Frank Wertheim.

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The Antipodes is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Richard Brome c. Many critics have ranked The Antipodes as "his best play Brome's masterpiece," and one of the best Caroline comedies — "gay, imaginative, and spirited ;" "the most sophisticated and ingenious of Brome's satires." Brome's play is "a funhouse mirror" in which the audience members could "view the nature.

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Meaning of the Antipodes in English. the Antipodes. › a way of referring to Australia and New Zealand by people living in the northern hemisphere (= half of the earth): The book is about early European. A voyage to the antipodes: a simile, in a dialogue between Remarquo, a member of the English flying-squadron and a sayler [sic].

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Giving an account of what happened by the treachery of some reformado-officers, in relation to mismanagements. Preth century. The word "utopia" was coined in Greek language by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, but the genre has roots dating back to antiquity.

The Republic (ca. BC) by Plato – One of the earliest conceptions of a utopia.; Laws ( BC) by Plato; The Republic (ca. BC) by Zeno of Citium, an ideal society based on the principles of Stoicism. Book/Printed Material A voyage to the East Indies; containing authentic accounts of the Mogul government in general, the viceroyalties of the Decan and Bengal, with their several subordinate dependencies: Of Angria, the Morattoes, and Tanjoreans.

Of. The antipodes definition: Australia and New Zealand | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Voyage to the Antipodes is a steampunk adventure for lovers of resourceful, colourful heroes and mysterious and hideously wicked villains. About the Author Geraldine Martin was born in Melbourne and has lived most of her adult life in the Canberra region where she raised three children, worked in public service and created hats and quilts.

A play about people telling stories about telling stories. Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker, who The New York Times has called “one of the freshest and most talented dramatists to emerge Off Broadway in the past decade,” returns for the second production of her Signature residency with The Antipodes.

Define antipodes. antipodes synonyms, antipodes pronunciation, antipodes translation, English dictionary definition of antipodes. Australia and New Zealand. Usually used informally. A group of rocky islands of the southern Pacific Ocean southeast of New Zealand, to which they.

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