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The Resource American sea writing : a literary anthology, Peter Neill, editor ; foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick

American sea writing : a literary anthology, Peter Neill, editor ; foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
American sea writing : a literary anthology
Title
American sea writing
Title remainder
a literary anthology
Statement of responsibility
Peter Neill, editor ; foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This anthology of essays captures the full sweep of America's maritime experience, with narratives from voyagers from the 17th century to the 20th century. Included are writings from Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, and more
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/032162
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS509.S34
LC item number
A44 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1941-
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  • Neill, Peter
  • Philbrick, Nathaniel
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  • Ocean
  • Ocean travel
  • Seafaring life
  • American literature
Label
American sea writing : a literary anthology, Peter Neill, editor ; foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 667-671)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Nathaniel Philbrick -- Introduction / Peter Neill -- From 'A true reportory of the wrack'; and, 'Redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, Knight' / William Strachey -- From 'History of Plymouth Plantation' / William Bradford -- Of the sea / Roger Williams / From 'Magnalia Christi Americana' / Cotton Mather -- The wonderful providence of God exemplified in the preservation of William Walling / William Walling -- From 'The interesting narrative of the life' / Olaudah Equiano -- From 'Peculiar customs at Nantucket' / J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur
  • From 'A journal of Captain Cook's last voyage' / John Ledyard -- From 'Journals of the Lewis & Clark expedition' / William Clark -- From 'Journal of a cruise made to the Pacific Ocean' / David Porter -- The voyage / Washington Irving -- From 'A narrative of voyages and travels in the northern and southern hemispheres' / Amasa Delano -- From 'Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket' / Owen Chase -- From 'A narrative of the mutiny on board the ship Globe' / William Lay and Cyrus M. Hussey
  • From 'The pilot' / James Fenimore Cooper -- Old Ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- From 'Journal of a young actress' / Fanny Kemble -- From 'A summer cruise in the Mediterranean' / Nathaniel Parker Willis -- From 'Journals' / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Ms. found in a bottle / Edgar Allan Poe -- From 'Two years before the mast' / Richard Henry Dana Jr. -- Foot-prints on the sea-shore / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The wreck of the Hesperus / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- From 'Voyage to the southern ocean' / William Reynolds -- From 'Cape Cod' / Henry David Thoreau
  • From 'Mardi' : "A calm"; from 'White-jacket' : "The last of the jacket"; from 'Moby-Dick' : "Midnight, forecastle", "Brit" and, "The grand armada"; from 'Israel Potter' : "They fight the serapis"; The tuft of kelp / Herman Melville -- From 'The opening of Japan' / George Henry Preble -- As I ebb'd with the ocean of life; The world below the brine; A paumanok picture; A winter day on the sea-beach; Sea-shore fancies / Walt Whitman -- From 'Remarks on board brig Thomas W. Roland' / Mary Rowland -- From 'In the monitor's turret'/ Samuel Dana Greene
  • From 'Memoirs of service afloat during the War Between the States' / Raphael Semmes -- Pearl-hunting in the Pomotous / Charles Warren Stoddard -- From 'Among the Isles of the Shoals' / Celia Thaxter -- Betrayed / James H. Williams -- From 'Chita : a memory of Last Island' / Lafcadio Hearn -- From 'About all kinds of ships / Mark Twain -- The open boat / Stephen Crane -- From 'The voyage of the transports' / Richard Harding Davis -- From 'Sailing alone around the world' / Joshua Slocum -- A royal sport / Jack London -- From 'From sail to steam' / Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • Ile / Eugene O'Neill -- From 'The big sea' / Langston Hughes -- The fish / Marianne Moore -- The headlong wave / Henry Beston -- Cutty Sark / Hart Crane -- After the storm / Ernest Hemingway -- From 'A descent into perpetual night' / William Beebe -- The captain's table / Cornelia Otis Skinner -- The story of sailing / James Thurber -- Havana cruise / James Agee -- From 'Sea of Cortez' / John Steinbeck -- Cruising / Alvin Kernan -- The death of Sergeant Alex / Edward V. Rickenbacker -- The Quaker graveyard in Nantucket / Robert Lowell -- At the fishhouses / Elizabeth Bishop -- The marginal world / Rachel Carson
  • Under Montauk light / Peter Matthiessen -- Oil / Gary Snyder -- The bottom of the harbor / Joseph Mitchell -- Product / George Oppen -- The sea and the wind that blows / E.B. White -- An August day's sail / Samuel Eliot Morison -- A presentation of whales / Barry Lopez -- From 'Sea change : a message of the oceans' / Sylvia A. Earle -- From 'The ice : a journey to Antarctica' / Stephen J. Pyne -- From 'Looking for a ship' / John McPhee
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 671 pages
Isbn
9781883011833
Lccn
00039106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm43954060
Label
American sea writing : a literary anthology, Peter Neill, editor ; foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 667-671)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Nathaniel Philbrick -- Introduction / Peter Neill -- From 'A true reportory of the wrack'; and, 'Redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, Knight' / William Strachey -- From 'History of Plymouth Plantation' / William Bradford -- Of the sea / Roger Williams / From 'Magnalia Christi Americana' / Cotton Mather -- The wonderful providence of God exemplified in the preservation of William Walling / William Walling -- From 'The interesting narrative of the life' / Olaudah Equiano -- From 'Peculiar customs at Nantucket' / J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur
  • From 'A journal of Captain Cook's last voyage' / John Ledyard -- From 'Journals of the Lewis & Clark expedition' / William Clark -- From 'Journal of a cruise made to the Pacific Ocean' / David Porter -- The voyage / Washington Irving -- From 'A narrative of voyages and travels in the northern and southern hemispheres' / Amasa Delano -- From 'Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket' / Owen Chase -- From 'A narrative of the mutiny on board the ship Globe' / William Lay and Cyrus M. Hussey
  • From 'The pilot' / James Fenimore Cooper -- Old Ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- From 'Journal of a young actress' / Fanny Kemble -- From 'A summer cruise in the Mediterranean' / Nathaniel Parker Willis -- From 'Journals' / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Ms. found in a bottle / Edgar Allan Poe -- From 'Two years before the mast' / Richard Henry Dana Jr. -- Foot-prints on the sea-shore / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The wreck of the Hesperus / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- From 'Voyage to the southern ocean' / William Reynolds -- From 'Cape Cod' / Henry David Thoreau
  • From 'Mardi' : "A calm"; from 'White-jacket' : "The last of the jacket"; from 'Moby-Dick' : "Midnight, forecastle", "Brit" and, "The grand armada"; from 'Israel Potter' : "They fight the serapis"; The tuft of kelp / Herman Melville -- From 'The opening of Japan' / George Henry Preble -- As I ebb'd with the ocean of life; The world below the brine; A paumanok picture; A winter day on the sea-beach; Sea-shore fancies / Walt Whitman -- From 'Remarks on board brig Thomas W. Roland' / Mary Rowland -- From 'In the monitor's turret'/ Samuel Dana Greene
  • From 'Memoirs of service afloat during the War Between the States' / Raphael Semmes -- Pearl-hunting in the Pomotous / Charles Warren Stoddard -- From 'Among the Isles of the Shoals' / Celia Thaxter -- Betrayed / James H. Williams -- From 'Chita : a memory of Last Island' / Lafcadio Hearn -- From 'About all kinds of ships / Mark Twain -- The open boat / Stephen Crane -- From 'The voyage of the transports' / Richard Harding Davis -- From 'Sailing alone around the world' / Joshua Slocum -- A royal sport / Jack London -- From 'From sail to steam' / Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • Ile / Eugene O'Neill -- From 'The big sea' / Langston Hughes -- The fish / Marianne Moore -- The headlong wave / Henry Beston -- Cutty Sark / Hart Crane -- After the storm / Ernest Hemingway -- From 'A descent into perpetual night' / William Beebe -- The captain's table / Cornelia Otis Skinner -- The story of sailing / James Thurber -- Havana cruise / James Agee -- From 'Sea of Cortez' / John Steinbeck -- Cruising / Alvin Kernan -- The death of Sergeant Alex / Edward V. Rickenbacker -- The Quaker graveyard in Nantucket / Robert Lowell -- At the fishhouses / Elizabeth Bishop -- The marginal world / Rachel Carson
  • Under Montauk light / Peter Matthiessen -- Oil / Gary Snyder -- The bottom of the harbor / Joseph Mitchell -- Product / George Oppen -- The sea and the wind that blows / E.B. White -- An August day's sail / Samuel Eliot Morison -- A presentation of whales / Barry Lopez -- From 'Sea change : a message of the oceans' / Sylvia A. Earle -- From 'The ice : a journey to Antarctica' / Stephen J. Pyne -- From 'Looking for a ship' / John McPhee
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 671 pages
Isbn
9781883011833
Lccn
00039106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm43954060

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