As Melville noted, “You must have plenty of sea-room to tell the Truth in.”
Stedall recently completed a Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge entitled “Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, and Transatlantic Sea Literature, 1797-1924.” She holds an M.Phil. in American Literature, also from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Corpus Christi College in Oxford. She currently serves as an Assistant Editor on the Oxford English Dictionary.
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