How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

Frances Wilson


Award-winning historian Frances Wilson can provide 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 existence and misplaced honor of the ship’s proprietor, J. Bruce Ismay. In a different paintings of background evocative of Joseph Conrad’s vintage novel Lord Jim, Wilson increases provocative ethical questions on cowardice and heroism, reminiscence and id, survival and guilt—questions that revolve round Ismay’s lack of honor and id as his monolithic venture—a send known as “The final note in luxurious” and “The Unsinkable”—was swallowed via the ocean and subsumed in infamy forever.

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