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Down With the Old Canoe A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster - 96 edition

by Stephen Biel

Down With the Old Canoe A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster (ISBN10: 0393316769; ISBN13: 9780393316766)
ISBN13: 978-0393316766
ISBN10: 0393316769

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0393039658
ISBN10: 039303965X

Summary: "I suggest, henceforth, when a woman talks woman's rights, she be answered with the word Titanic, nothing more - just Titanic," wrote a St. Louis man to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 1912. He was not alone in mining the ship for a metaphor. Everyone found ammunition in the Titanic - suffragists and their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality ...show more; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets. Protestant sermons used the Titanic to condemn the budding consumer society ("We know the end of. . . the undisturbed sensualists. As they sail the sea of life we know absolutely that their ship will meet disaster"). African American toasts and working-class ballads made the ship emblematic of the foolishness of white people and the greed of the rich. A 1950s revival framed the disaster as an "older kind of disaster in which people had time to die. " An ever-increasing number of Titanic buffs find heroism and order in the tale. Still in the headlines ("Titanic Baby Found Alive!" the Weekly World News declares) and a figure of everyday speech ("rearranging deck chairs. . . "), the Titanic disaster echoes within a richly diverse, paradoxical, and fascinating America. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 09/01/1997
International: No



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