Representations of Antarctica

Literary and Cultural Criticism


The following is a bibliography of scholarly articles and books, written in or translated into English, dealing with the Antarctica within a cultural or literary studies framework. The list does not include papers containing scientific, economic, environmental or political analysis of Antarctica or Antarctic issues.

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Andrews, Lynne. Antarctic Eye: The Visual Journey. Mt Rumney, Tasmania: Studio One, 2007.

Anthony, Jason C. "The Importance of Eating Local: Slaughter and Scurvy in Antarctic Cuisine." Endeavour 35.4 (2011): 169-77.

Antonello, Alessandro. "Engaging and Narrating the Antarctic Ice Sheet: The History of an Earthly Body." Environmental History 22 (2017): 77-100.

Barber, Jacob. "Desire, Incomprehensibility, and Despair in the Antarctic Vision of Werner Herzog." Ecozona 6.2 (2015): 142-56.

Barcewski, Stephanie. "Two Weeks in the Spring of 1912: Captain Scott at the Crossroads of Tradition and Modernity." Endeavour 35.4 (2011): 137-41. 

Beck, Peter J. "No Longer 'A Pole Apart': Antarctica 100 years on from Captain Scott." The Historian 114 (2012): 16–21.

Bell, Allan. "Poles Apart: Globalization and the Development of News Discourse Across the Twentieth Century." New Media Language. Ed. Jean Aitchison, and Diana Lewis. London: Routledge, 2003. 7–17.

Bergman, Charles. "Nature Is a Story That We Live: Reading and Teaching 'The Ancient Mariner' in the Drake Passage." Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 19.4 (2012): 661–80.

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

---. "Science and Writing: Two National Narratives of Failure." Inscribing Science: Scientific Texts and the Materiality of Communication. Ed. Timothy Lenoir. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1998. 328–50.

Blum, Hester. "John Cleves Symmes and the Planetary Reach of Polar Exploration." American Literature 84.2 (2012): 243-71. 

Blyth, J.D.M. "The Polar Regions in Literature." British Book News 174 (1955). 789–93.

Booth, Allyson. "Mr. Ramsay, Robert Falcon Scott, and Heroic Death." Mosaic 40.4 (2007): 135-50. 

Brackett, G. L. "At the End of the Earth: How Polar Ice and Imagination Shape the World." Terrae Incognitae 42.1 (2010): 19–33.

Brazzelli, Nicoletta. "A Symbolic Geography of the Ice: Apsley Cherry-Garrard, The Worst Journey in the World and Modernity." The Politics and Poetics of Displacement. Ed. Massimo Bacigalupo and Luisa Villa. 45–57. Pasian di Prato: Campanotto, 2011.

---. "In Never-Never Land: The Antarctic in Contemporary Women's Writing." Proceedings of Literary Landscapes, Landscapes in Literature 2005. Ed Michele Bottalico, Maria Teresa Chialant, and Eleonora Rao. Roma: Carocci, 2007. 225–235.

---. "Mapping the White Unknown: The Antarctic Ice in the Journals of Scott's Last Expedition." Textus VXIII (2005). 297–312.

Bryson, Michael. "Antarctic Interfaces: Science, Human Subjectivity, and the Case of Richard E. Byrd." Science as Culture 5.3(24) (1996): 431–58.

Burns, Robin. "Stories about Place: The Antarctic as an International Reserve for Science." Imagined Places: the Politics of Making Space. Ed. Christopher Houston, Fuyuki Kurasawa, and Amanda Watson. Bundoora, Victoria: School of Sociology, Politics and Anthropology, La Trobe U, 1998. 159–68.

Campbell, Caroline. "Between the Ice Floes: Imaging Gender, Fear and Safety in Antarctic Literature for Young Adults." International Research in Children's Literature 5.2 (2012): 151-66. 

Cavell, Janice. "Manliness in the Life and Posthumous Reputation of Robert Falcon Scott." Canadian Journal of History 45.3 (2010): 537–64.

Clavier, Berndt. "'The World is Closer Than You Think': Travel, Antarctica and the marketing of British Airways." Text and Nation: Essays on Post-Colonial Cultural Politics. Studies in Literature and Culture 10. Ed. Andrew Blake, and Jopi Nyman. Joensuu: U of Joensuu, 2001. 29–53.

Codling, Rosamund. "Polar Theatre: Two Victorian Plays." Polar Record 23.142 (1986): 67–68.

Collis, Christy. "The Australian Antarctic Territory: A Man's World?" Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 34.3 (2009): 514–19.

---."Australia's Antarctic Turf." M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture (2004). 29 Sep. 2008 <>.

---. "Mawson and Mirnyy Stations: The Spatiality of the Australian Antarctic Territory, 1954–61." Australian Geographer 38.2 (2007): 215–31.

---. "Mawson's Hut: Emptying Post-Colonial Antarctica." Journal of Australian Studies 63 (1999: 22–29.

---. "The Proclamation Island Moment: Making Antarctica Australian." Law Text Culture 8.1 (2004): 39–56.

---. "Walking and Sitting in the Australian Antarctic Territory: Mobility and Imperial Space." The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities: Routes Less Travelled. Ed. Phillip Vannini. Farnham: Ashgate, 2009. 39-54. 

Collis, Christy, and Quentin Stevens. "Cold Colonies: Antarctic Spatialities at Mawson and McMurdo Stations. Cultural Geographies 14.2 (2007): 234–54.

---. "Modern Colonialism in Antarctica: the Coldest Battle of the Cold War." The 21st century city : past / present / future : proceedings from the 7th Australasian Urban History / Planning History Conference 2004. Gunter Lehman, & David Nichols, ed. Geelong: School of Architecture and Building, Deakin University, 2004.

Cordes, Fauno. "A Bibliographical Tour of Antarctic Fiction." Antiquarian Bookman 21 Nov. 1988. 2029–36.

---. '"Tekeli-li" or Hollow Earth Lives: A Bibliography of Antarctic Fiction.' 2001. The Antarctic Circle. Co-ordinator Robert B. Stephensen. 26 July 2005. <>.
[Online bibliography, updated regularly.]

Crane, Ralph, Elizabeth Leane, and Mark Williams, eds. Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011.

Dameron, J. Lasley. "Poe's Pym and Scoresby on Polar Cataracts." Resources for American Literary Study 21.1 (1995): 258–60.

Dixon, Robert. "Pictures at an Exhibition: Frank Hurley's In the Grip of the Polar Pack Ice (1919)." Journal of Australian Studies 78 (2003): 123–37.

Dodds, Klaus J. "Antarctica and the Modern Geographical Imagination." Polar Record 33.184 (1997): 47–62.

---. "'Awkward Antarctic Nationalism': Bodies, Ice Cores and Gateways in and beyond Australian Antarctic Territory/East Antarctica." Polar Record 55.1 (2016): 1-15.

---. "Screening Antarctica: Britain, the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, and Scott of the Antarctic." Polar Record 38.204 (2002): 1-10.

---. "Settlement and Unsettlement in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Antarctica." Polar Record 41.217 (2005): 141–55.

---. "Settling and Unsettling Antarctica." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 34.3 (2009): 505–09.

---. "Post-colonial Antarctica: An Emerging Engagement." Polar Record 42.220 (2006): 59–70.

Dodds, Klaus, and Alan D. Hemmings. "Britain and the British Antarctic Territory in the Wider Geopolitics of the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean." International Affairs 89.6 (2013): 1429-444. 

Dodds, Klaus, Alan D. Hemmings, and Peder Roberts, Eds. Handbook on the Politics and Antarctica. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017.

Dutton, Jacqueline. "Imperial Ice? The Influence of Empire on Contemporary French and British Travel Writing." Studies in Travel Writing 13.4 (2009): 369–80.

---. "Three French Futures: Australia, Antarctica and Ailleurs." Arena Journal 25/26 (2006): 278-294.

Eckhardt, Jason C. "Behind the Mountains of Madness: Lovecraft and the Antarctic in 1930." Lovecraft Studies 14 (1987): 31–38.

Elzinga, Aant. "Punta Arenas and Ushuaia: Early Explorers and the Politics of Memory in Constructing Antarctic Gateway Cities". The Polar Journal 3.1 (2013): 227-56. 

---. "Rallying around a Flag? On the Persistent Gap in Scientific Internationalism between Word and Deed." The Emerging Politics of Antarctica. Ed. Anne-Mary Brady. Abingdon: Routledge, 2013. 193-219.

Essigmann, Joy M. "Ein Kleiner, Schwarzer Punkt am Weisslichen Himmel: Antarctica & Ice in German Expressionism." MA thesis. University of Tennessee, 2010.
[Available here.]

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Farley, Rebecca. "'By Endurance We Conquer': Ernest Shackleton and Performances of White Male Hegemony." International Journal of Cultural Studies 8.2 (2005): 231–54.

Fay, Jennifer. "Antarctica and Siegfried Kracauer's Cold Love." Discourse 33.3 (2011): 291–321.

Freer, Scott. "The Lives and Modernist Death of Captain Scott." Life Writing 8.3 (2011): 301-15. 

Gilbert, Neil and Hemmings, Alan D., "Antarctic Mythbusting." Antarctic 39.3 (2015): 29-31.

Glasberg, Elena. Antarctica as Cultural Critique: The Gendered Politics of Scientific Exploration and Climate Change. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. Critical Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Culture.

---. "Camera Artists in Antarctica." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007): 21–23.

---. "Last Place on Earth: Antarctica and Virtual Capitalism." PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 213.1 (1998): 65–76.

---. "'Living Ice': Rediscovery of the Poles and an Era of Climate Crisis." WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly 39.3&4 (2011): 221-46.

---. "Refusing History at the End of the Earth: Ursula Le Guin's 'Sur' and the 2000-01 Women's Antarctic Crossing." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 21.1 (2002): 99–121.

---. "Who Goes There? Science, Fiction, and Belonging in Antarctica." Journal of Historical Geography 34 (2008): 639–57.

Godwin, Joscelyn. Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival. Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press, 1993.

Greene, Martin L. "Aurora Australis (1908), Edited By Ernest H. Shackleton: A New Description of the First State of the First Book Published on the Antarctic Continent." Book Talk: Essays on Books, Booksellers, Collecting and Special Collections. Ed. Robert H. Jackson and Carol Zeman Rothkopf. New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 69-79.

Griffin, Tim. "Compression." October 135 (2011): 3–20.

Griffiths, Tom. "A Polar Drama: The Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14." Expedition into Empire: Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World. Ed. Martin Thomas. New York and Abingdon: Routledge, 2015. 173-93.

---. "The Cultural Challenge of Antarctica: the 2007 Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture." The LaTrobe Journal 82 (2008): 4–18.

Hains, Brigid. "The Graveyard of a Century." Words for Country: Landscape and Language in Australia. Ed. Tim Bonyhady, and Tom Griffiths. Sydney: U of New South Wales P, 2002.

---. The Ice and the Inland: Mawson, Flynn, and the Myth of the Frontier. Carlton South, Victoria: Melbourne UP, 2002.

Hamilton, Scott. "Before Erebus: Five Footnotes to Kendrick Smithyman's 'Aircrash in Antarctica'." Ka Mate Ka Ora: A New Zealand Journal of Poetry and Poetics 9 (2010): 66-76.

Higginson, Ian N. "The First Antarctic Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe." Polar Record 30.125 (1994): 287–98.

Hodgson-Johnston, Indi. "Australian Politics and Antarctic Sovereignty: Themes, Protagonists and Antagonists." Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs 7.3 (2015): 183-202.

Howkins, Adrian. Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula. Oxford: OUP, 2017.

---. The Polar Regions: An Environmental History. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2016.

---. "The Significance of the Frontier in Antarctic History: How the US West has Shaped the Geopolitics of the Far South." The Polar Journal 3.1 (2013): 9-30.

Hubbell, J. Andrew. "'It was an Ancient Mariner': Sir Ernest Shackleton rewrites the Romantic Quest." Modern Language Quarterly 71.3 (2010): 271-95.

Irving, Catherine. "Amundsen's Antarctica: Fairyland Stronghold, Battleground and Home." Polar Journal 1.2 (2011): 177–190.

Jerram, Sophie. "Claims on Beauty." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007). 8–20.

Jones, Darryl. "Ultima Thule: Arthur Gordon Pym, the Polar Imaginary, and the Hollow Earth." Edgar Allan Poe Review 11.1 (2010): 51–69.

Jones, Max. "'Noble Example' to 'Potty Pioneer': Rethinking Scott of the Antarctic c.1945–2011." Polar Journal 1.2 (2011): 191–206.

---. "'The Truth about Captain Scott': The Last Place on Earth, Debunking, Sexuality and Decline in the 1980s." The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 42.5 (2014): 857–81. 

Karamanski, Theodore J. "The Heroic Ideal: Romantic Literature and the British Exploration of the Antarctic, 1901–1914." Fram: The Journal of Polar Studies 1.2 (1984): 461–69.

Kawaja, Marie. "Australia in Antarctica: Realising an Ambition." The Polar Journal 3.1 (2013): 31-52. 

Kay, Laura. "It was a Very Long Dark and Stormy Night: 'Bad' Antarctic Fiction from the Pulps to the Self-Published." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 89–103.

Kelly, Aimee. "Frank Hurley: Creator of Heroic Age Photography." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007): 27.

Kirby, Val G., Emma J. Stewart, and Gary D. Steel. "Thinking about Antarctic Heritage: Kaleidoscopes and Filters." Landscape Research 26.3 (2001): 189-202.

Krapp, Peter. "Notes on Polar Media." Octopus 2 (2006): 11–20.

Kriwoken, Lorne K., and John W. Willamson. "Hobart, Tasmania: Antarctic and Southern Ocean Connections." Polar Record 29.169 (1993): 93–102.
[Some brief mention of early literary works about Antarctica.]

Larson, Edward J. "Poles Apart: Scott, Amundsen and Science." Endeavour 35.4 (2011): 129-36.

Legler, Gretchen. "The End of the Heroic Illusion: How Three Generations of Women Writers Have Changed the Literature of Antarctica." Polar Journal 1.2 (2011): 207–224.

Le Guin, Ursula K. "Heroes." Dancing at the Edge of the World. New York: Grove, 1989. 171–75.

Leane, Elizabeth. Articles are available via the UTAS Open Access Repository

Leane, Elizabeth. Antarctica in Fiction: Imaginative Narratives of the Far South. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2012.

Leane, Elizabeth. South Pole: Nature and Culture. Earth Series. London: Reaktion Books, 2016.

Leane, Elizabeth, and Stephanie Pfennigwerth. "Antarctica in the Australian Imagination." Polar Record 38 (2002): 309–12.

Legler, Gretchen. "The Sky, The Earth, The Sea, The Soul." Eco-Man: New Perspectives on Masculinity and Nature. Ed. Mark Allister. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2004. 28–40.

Lenz, William E. "Poe's Arthur Gordon Pym and the Narrative Techniques of Antarctic Gothic." The CEA Critic 53.3 (1991): 30–38.

---. The Poetics of the Antarctic: A Study in Nineteenth-Century American Cultural Perceptions. New York: Garland, 1995.

Lowes, John Livingston. The Road to Xanadu: A Study in the Ways of the Imagination. 1927. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.
[This book traces the origins of Coleridge's poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".]

Lucas, Rose. "Ancient Continents: A Poetics of Place in Dorothy Porter's 'Auroral Corona with Two Figures.'" Southern Review 30.2 (1997): 159–69.

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Maddison, Ben. Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750-1920. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014. 

Manhire, Bill. "Tourism Benefits from a Personal Creative Perspective." Antarctic Tourism. Proc. of the Antarctic Tourism Workshop, Christchurch New Zealand. Christchurch: Antarctica New Zealand, 2000. 31–36.

---, ed. The Wide White Page: Writers Imagine Antarctica. Wellington: Victoria UP, 2004.

Marx, Friedhelm. "'The Gateway of Mystery': The South Pole in Literature." Im Eismeer: Ice-Covered Sea. Trans. Joseph Swann. Munich: Verlag Silke Schreiber, 1995. 107–09.

Mawer, G.A. "Baptism of Ice: J. G. Bartholomew and the Naming of Antarctica." Polar Record 44.2 (2008): 180–83.

McCorristine, Shane, and Jane S.P. Mocellin. "Christmas at the Poles: Emotions, Food, and Festivities on Polar Expeditions, 1818-1912." Polar Record 52.5 (2016): 562-77.

McCredie, Athol. "Joyce Campbell: Last Light: A Daguerreotypist in Antarctica." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007): 24–25.

McGavin, Laura. "Terra Incognita." Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 20.1 (2013): 52-70.

McInnes, Ben. "Rethinking the Heroic Era: Lieutenant Shirase Nobu and the Kainan Maru Expedition of 1910–12." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 69–79.

Meffan, James. "The Nothing That Is." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 31–39.

Milburn, Felicity. "Raewyn Atkinson's Designs on Antarctica." Ceramics: Art and Perception 63 (2006): 37–39.

Mills, William. "Polar Libraries." International Dictionary of Library Histories. Ed. David H. Stam. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn. 134–36.

Mitsi, Efterpi. "Antarctic Utopias: Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and the Exploration of the South Pole." Parousia 9. 245–55.

Montgomery, Kate. "Two Journeys South." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007): 28–29.

Moriarty, Sinead. "Food and Starvation in Heroic-Era Antarctic Literature for Children." Feast or Famine? Food and Children's Literature. Ed. Jennifer Harding and Bridget Carrington. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. 138-51

Morrow, Patrick D. "Coda: 'But Everyone has an Antarctic.'" Postcolonial Essays on South Pacific Literature. Ed. Patrick D. Morrow. Lewiston, NY: Edwin D. Mellen, 1998. 147-51.

Moss, Sarah. Scott's Last Biscuit: the Literature of Polar Exploration. Oxford: Signal, 2006.

Murray, Carl. "The Use and Abuse of Dogs on Scott's and Amundsen's South Pole Expeditions." Polar Record 44.4 (2008): 303–10.

---. "Mapping Terra Incognita." Polar Record 41.2 (2005): 103–12.

Neel, Alexandra. "The Photography of Antarctica: Virginia Woolf's Letters of Discovery." Woolf and the Art of Exploration: Selected Papers from the Fifteenth International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon 9–12 June 2005. Eds. Helen Southworth, and Elisa Kay Sparks. Clemson, SC: Clemson U Digital P, 2006. 203–11.

Nelson, Victoria. "Symmes Hole, or the South Polar Romance." Raritan: A Quarterly Review. 17.2 (1997): 136–66.
[A revised version of this article appears as ch. 6 of Nelson's monograph The Secret LIfe of Puppets (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2001).]

Noble, Anne, and Deirdra Sullivan. "Antarctica: Terra Incognita." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007): 4.

O'Reilly, Jessica. The Technocratic Antarctic: An Ethnography of Scientific Expertise and Environmental Governance. Ithaca and London: Cornell UP, 2017.

O'Reilly, Jessica, and Juan Francisco Salazar. "Inhabiting the Antarctic." The Polar Journal 7.1 (2017): 9-25. 

Pearson, Michael. "'No Joke in Petticoats': British Polar Expeditions and Their Theatrical Presentations." The Drama Review 48.1 (T181) (2004): 44–59.

Peden, John, Tina Tin, Luis R. Pertierra, Pablo Tejedo, and Javier Benayas. "Perceptions of the Antarctic Wilderness: Views from Emerging Adults in Spain and the United States." Polar Record 52.5 (2016): 541-52.  

Pegg, Barry. "Nature and Nation in Popular Scientific Narratives of Polar Exploration." The Literature of Science: Perspectives on Popular Science Writing. Ed. Murdo William McRae. Athens, Georgia: U of Georgia P, 1993. 213–29.

Philpott, Carolyn. "Notes from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration: Gerald S. Doorly's Songs of the 'Morning'." Context 37 (2012): 3-35.

Picard, David. "White Magic: An Anthropological Perspective on Value in Antarctic Tourism." Tourist Studies 15.3 (2015): 300-15. 

Picard, David, and Dennis Zuev. "The Tourist Plot: Antarctica and the Modernity of Nature." Annals of Tourism Research 45 (2014): 102-15. 

Pierce, Peter. "'Antarcticide': The Survivor and A Victim of the Aurora." Australian Melodramas: Thomas Keneally's Fiction. St Lucia, Queensland: U of Queensland P, 1995. 108–31.

Piggott, Jan. "'A Man of Action, and yet a Man of Books': Shackleton as Reader, Writer and Editor." Shackleton: The Antarctic and Endurance. Ed. Jan Piggott. London: Dulwich College, 2000. 39–48.

---. "Shackleton, Reader and Writer." James Caird Society Journal 1, 2003. 39–51.

---. "Shackleton's Men: Life on Elephant Island." James Caird Society Journal 2 (2004): 10–18.

Price, Joanna. "'The Last Pure Place on Earth': Antarctic Affect in Jenny Diski's Skating to Antarctica and Sarah Wheeler's Terra Incognita." Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life: Memory, Place and the Senses. Ed. Christine Berberich, Neil Campbell and Robert Hudson. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. 161-72. 

Pringle, Trevor. "Cold Comfort: The Polar Landscape in English and American Popular Culture 1845–1990." Landscape Research 16.2 (1991): 43–48.

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Ramsey, Jarold. "'The Waste Land' and Shackleton on South Georgia." English Language Notes 8 (1970): 42–45.

Rawlinson, Mark. "'Waste Dominion', 'White Warfare', and Antarctic Modernism." Tate Papers 14 (2010): n. pag. Web. 1 Oct. 2010.

Remshardt, Ralf. "Conquering the South Pole and Other Places in Germany: Manfred Karge's Plays." Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama and Theater. Ed. Hellmut Hal Rennert. New York: Peter Lang, 2004. 312–321.

Ricketts, Harry. "Antarctica's White Flower: Chris Orsman, Bill Sewell and Bill Manhire." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 80–88.

Riffenburgh, Beau. "Jules Verne and the Conquest of the Polar Regions." Polar Record 27.162 (1991): 237–40.

Roberts, Peder. The European Antarctic: Science and Strategy in Scandinavia and the British Empire.  Palgrave, 2011. Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History.

Roberts, Peder, van der Watt, Lize-Marie, and Howkins, Adrian, Eds. Antarctica and the Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Robinson, Michael. "Beyond the Limits of Latitude: Reappraising the Race to the South Pole." Endeavour 35.4 (2011): 126-28.

Rosner, Victoria. "Gender Degree Zero: Memoirs of Frozen Time in Antarctica." a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 14.1 (1999): 5–22.

---. Gender and Polar Studies: Mapping the Terrain." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 34.3 (2009): 489–94.

---. "Where No Woman Has Gone Before." The Women's Review of Books 25.3 (2008): 21–23.

Roura, Ricardo M. "Being There: Examining the Behaviour of Antarctic Tourists through their Blogs." Polar Research 31.1 (2012): article 10905, DOI: 10.3402/polar.v31i0.10905   

Ryan, J.S. "Antarctic Hoosh—the Genesis of a Keneally Novel." Diss. U of Cambridge, 1989.

Salazar, Juan Francisco. "Geographies of Place-Making in Antarctica: an Ethnographic Approach." Polar Journal 3.1 (2013): 53–71.

---. "Speculative Fabulation: Researching Worlds to come in Antarctica." Anthropologies and Futures: Researching Emerging and Uncertain Worlds. Ed. Juan Francisco Salazar, Sarah Pink, Andrew Irving, and Johannes Sjöberg. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. 151-70. 

Salazar, Juan Francisco, and Elias Barticevic. "Digital Storytelling Antarctica." Critical Arts 29.5 (2015): 576-90.

Savours, Ann. "Hobart and the Polar Regions, 1830–1930." Tasmanian Insights: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell. Hobart: State Library of Tasmania, 1992. 175–91.
[Some brief mention of early literary works about Antarctica.]

---. "The First Publication of The South Polar Times, Volume IV." Polar Record 50.1 (2014): 112. 

Sayle, L. Jane. "The Groke." Photomedia (New Zealand Journal of Photography) 65 (2007): 5–7.

Scheckter, John. "Cold Dreams: National Efforts and Global Visions in Antarctic Arts Programs." Reading Across the Pacific: Australia - United States Intellectual Histories. Sydney: Sydney UP, 2010.195–205.

Schillat, Monika. "Images of Antarctica as Transmitted by Literature." Tourism in Antarctica: A Multidisciplinary View of New Activities Carried Out on the White Continent. Ed. Marie Jensen, Monika Schillat, Ricardo Roura, Rodolfo A. Sánchez and Marisol Vereda. Cham: Springer, 2016. 21-39.

---. "Images of Antarctica in Literature: Fiction and Travel Writing." Journal of Antarctic Affairs 3 (July 2016): 13-29.

Schweitzer, Peter. "Polar Anthropology, or Why We Need to Study More than Humans in Order to Understand People." The Polar Journal 7.1 (2017): 1-8.

Seager, Joni. "Women Out of Place: The Gendered Geography of Antarctica." Women in the Antarctic. New York: The Hawthorn Press, 1998. 211–19.

Senatore, Maria Ximena, and Andrés Zarankin. "Against the Domain of Master Narratives: Archaeology and Antarctic History." Against Typological Tyranny in Archaeology: A South American Perspective. Ed. Cristóbal Gnecco and Carl Langebaek. New York: Springer, 2014. 121-32. 

Sidney, Philip. "Reading(-)Matters on the Terra Nova Expedition." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 62–68.

Simpson-Housley, P. Antarctica: Exploration, Perception, Metaphor. London: Routledge, 1992.

---. Cain's Land: Literature and Mythology of the Polar Regions. North York, Ontario: Captus Press, 1999.

Simpson-Housley, Paul, and Jamie S. Scott. "Poles Apart? The Terra Nova and Fram Antarctic Expeditions and Judeo-Christian Attitudes Towards Nature." Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 18.3 (1993): 395–400.

Siskind, Mariano. "Captain Cook and the Discovery of Antarctica's Modern Specificity: Towards a Critique of Globalization." Comparative Literature Studies 42.1 (2005): 1–23.

Smith, Bernard. "Coleridge's Ancient Mariner and Cook's Second Voyage." Imagining the Pacific: In the Wake of Cook's Voyages. Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne UP, 1992. 135–71.

Spufford, Francis. I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination. London: Faber and Faber, 1996.

---. "The Uses of Antarctica: Roles for the Southern Continent in Twentieth Century Culture." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 17–30.

Stafford, Jane. "Before Immortality: Captain Scott and A. E. W. Mawson's The Turnstile." Imagining Antarctica: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent. Hobart: Quintus, 2011. 53–61.

Stam, David H., and Deidre C. Stam. Books on Ice: British and American Literature of Polar Exploration. New York: The Grolier Club, 2005.

---. "Silent Friends–Books and Reading on Polar Expeditions." Poles Apart–Poles On-Line: Proceedings of the 19th Polar Libraries Colloquy, 17-21 June 2002, Copenhagen. Ed. Kirsten Caning, and Vibeke Sloth Jakobsen. Copenhagen: Danish Polar Center, 2002. 11319.

Stevens, Quentin. "Metropolis on Ice: A Colonial Settlement in Antarctica." The Reinvention of Everyday Life: Culture in the Twenty-First Century. Eds. Howard McNaughton, and Adam Lam. Christchurch: Canterbury UP, 2006. 32–45.

Stevenson, William R. "Science, the South Pole, and the Japanese Expedition of 1910-1912." Endeavour 35.4 (2011): 160-8.

Stewart, Emma J., Val G. Kirby, and Gary D. Steel. "Perceptions of Antarctic Tourism: A Question of Tolerance." Landscape Research 31.3 (2006): 193-214.

Suchy, Patricia A. "Dangerous Shores and Disoriented Penguins in Beyond the Utmost Bound: A Performance about Antarctic Exploration." Text and Performance Quarterly 36.1 (2016): 34-56. 

Summerhayes, Colin. "Hitler's Antarctic Base: The Myth and the Reality." Polar Record 43.224 (2007): 1–21.

Tahan, Mary R. "The Canine Explorers - The Sled Dogs who helped Roald Amundsen reach the South Pole." Journal of Antarctic Affairs 3 (July 2016): 31-50.

Tang, David. "Writing on Antarctica." Whiteness. London: Lawrence & Wishart, and London Consortium, 2000. Room 5. 185–95.

Taylor, John Alfred. "Nothing Like a Sequel: Lovecraft, Poe, and the Antarctic." Topic: A Journal of the Liberal Arts 50 (2000): 40–47.

Teorey, Matthew. "Sir Ernest Shackleton's Miraculous Escape from Antarctica as Captivity Narrative: 'The Grip of the Ice.'" English Literature in Transition (1880-1920) 47.3 (2004): 273–91.

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