"The Antarctic" features an international mix of classic first-person accounts of exploration, literary travelogues and works of cultural history, natural science and fiction about the South Pole.
Contributors include British, American, Australian, Scandinavian, Japanese and Russian explorers such as Ernest Shackleton, Apsely Cherry-Garrard, Robert Falcon Scott, Roald Amundsen, Richard Byrd and Fouglas Mawson; novelists such as H.P.
Lovecraft, Diane Ackerman, Jenny Diski and Kim Stanley Robinson and popular travel writers such as Sara Wheeler.
It is published alongside the companion volume, "The Arctic: An Anthology", edited by Elizabeth Kolbert.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Granta Books
- Publication Date: 01/10/2008
- Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
- ISBN: 9781847080288