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Bazin, Andre. “Cinema and Exploration.” What is Cinema? Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967.

Bloom, Lisa. Gender on Ice: American Ideologies of Polar Expeditions. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.

Bloom, Lisa. “Science and Writing: Two National Narratives of Failure.” Inscribing Science: Scientific Texts and the Materiality of Communication. ed. Timothy Lenoir. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1998.

Dickens, Charles. The Frozen Deep (play)

Dodds, Klaus. “To Photograph the Antarctic: British Polar Exploration and the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (Fidase).” Cultural Geographies, Jan 1996; vol. 3: pp. 63 – 89.

Dodds K. “Icy geopolitics” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 2008, 26(1) 1 – 6

Hill, Jen. “Heart of Whiteness.” White Horizon: The Arctic in Nineteenth-Century British Imagination.

Galt, Rosalind. ” ‘It’s so cold in Alaska’: Evoking Exploration Between Bazin and The Forbidden Quest.” Discourse. Volume 28, Number 1, Winter 2006, pp. 53-71.

Glasberg, Elena. “Who Goes There? Science, Fiction, and Belonging in Antarctica.” Journal of Historical Geography 34 (2008) 639-657.

Riffenburgh, Beau. The Myth of the Explorer: The Press, Sensationalism, and Geographic Discovery. New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1993.

Zorach, Celine Cazort. “Geographical Exploration as Metaphor in Recent German Narrative.”



Sonic Antarctica: Andrea Polli’s audio project on the soundscape of Antarctica.


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