The Titanic - Research Article from St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

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The Titanic

In the realm of popular culture, the Titanic has turned out to be more than just a ship that sank; it has become an icon of an era long past, as well as a contemporary phenomenon. It seems that each generation since the sinking has rediscovered the shipwreck in new books, movies, and even music.

When the luxury ocean liner Titanic left Queenstown, Ireland, on April 11, 1912, the ship's fame was far different than it would become in just a few short days. The voyage of the Titanic was a tremendous news event all around the world. The Titanic was the largest and most luxurious liner of its time. The world was thrilled with the improvements the industrial age had brought to their lives and Titanic seemed to be the ultimate realization of their dreams; many began to speak of conquering Mother Nature. When Titanic...

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