How to Survive the Titanic

How to Survive the Titanic

Frances Wilson


Award-winning historian Frances Wilson promises a gripping new account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, taking a look at the collision and its aftermath in the course of the prism of the demolished lifestyles and misplaced honor of the ship’s proprietor, J. Bruce Ismay. In a special paintings of historical past evocative of Joseph Conrad’s vintage novel Lord Jim, Wilson increases provocative ethical questions on cowardice and heroism, reminiscence and identification, survival and guilt—questions that revolve round Ismay’s lack of honor and id as his monolithic venture—a send referred to as “The final observe in luxurious” and “The Unsinkable”—was swallowed via the ocean and subsumed in infamy forever.

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