Pirates in History and Popular Culture


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About the Book

This collection of new essays covers the myriad portrayals of the figure of the pirate in historical records, literary narratives, films, television series, opera, anime and games. Contributors explore the nuances of both real and fictional pirates, giving attention to renowned works such as Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, and the anime One Piece, as well as less well known works such as pirate romances, William Clarke Russell’s The Frozen Pirate, Lionel Lindsay’s artworks, Steven Speilberg’s The Adventures of Tintin, and Pastafarian texts.

About the Author(s)

Antonio Sanna is a regular contributor to the journals Interactions, Kinema, The Quint and the Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies. He teaches English literature in Sassari and Alghero, Italy.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Antonio Sanna
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 261
Bibliographic Info: notes, bibliographies, index
Copyright Date: 2018
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7377-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3309-1
Imprint: McFarland