Robert Falcon Scott

Standard Name: Scott, Robert Falcon


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Jane Howard
EJH met Peter Scott , son of the explorer Captain Scott , when she was in her teens and he was thirty-one, and she and her brother were invited to visit as company for his...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Jane Howard
He had taken it for granted that they would marry. She could not imagine rejecting such unbelievable luck. She assured her mother she did not need informing about the difficult side of marriage.
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Slipstream. Macmillan.
Intertextuality and Influence Ursula K. Le Guin
The image was inspired in part by stories of Arctic and Antarctic explorers like Scott and Shackleton . The plot was inspired in part by curiosity about a society with gender subtracted from it: what...
Literary responses Isabella Beeton
Scholar Nicola Humble argues that the book in large part created the new cult of domesticity that was to play such a major role in mid-Victorian life.
Beeton, Isabella. “Introduction”. Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management, edited by Nicola Humble, Abridged, Oxford University Press, p. vii - xxxvii.
She sees it as the feminised counterpart...
Literary Setting Beryl Bainbridge
This novel presents a fictionalized account of Robert Falcon Scott 's doomed expedition to the South Pole. With Scott's actual, poignant surviving diaries in mind, Bainbridge uses imagined diaries by other expedition members to...
Residence Beryl Bainbridge
BB began her married life in a top-floor flat at 34 Catherine Street in Liverpool. Not long afterwards they moved round the corner to Huskisson Street. In 1963, however, she returned to London...
Textual Features Beryl Bainbridge
Of the uncollected pieces in Collected Stories, Eric on the Agenda features a woman imagined by her friends to be desperate for a man, her inappropriately flirtatious elderly mother, and her unappetizing suitor. Poles...
Textual Production Beryl Bainbridge
BB in a historical novel, The Birthday Boys, retold the story of Antarctic explorer Captain Scott . The following year this book was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.


18 January 1912: The British Antarctic expedition of Captain...

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18 January 1912

The British Antarctic expedition of Captain Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole, just over a month behind the Norwegians led by Captain Amundsen ; on 29 March the last three survivors of the...


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