8 edition of American Sea Writing found in the catalog.
October 1, 2000 by Library of America .
Written in English
|Contributions||Peter Neill (Editor), Nathaniel Philbrick (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||640|
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This theme-driven anthology features American literature of the sea from it beginnings, starting with William Strachey's A True Reportory of the Wrack and Redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, Knight, concluding with a selection from John McPhee's Looking for a Ship, and in-between teaching the reader a thing or two with such pieces as Olaudah Equiano's narrative about life on a slave ship, /5(5).
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Get this from a library. American sea writing: a literary anthology. [Peter Neill;] -- 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. AMERICAN SEA WRITING A Literary Anthology Peter Neill, editor Foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick A SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA.
Contents Foreword, by Nathaniel Philbrick xiii Introduction, by Peter Neill xix WILLIAM STRACHEY from A True Reportory of the Wrack and. The book is filled with information new to many of us, and it is Gulf: the Making of an American Sea () is Jack E. Davis’s history of the Gulf of Mexico, a body of water overlooked in most histories of America’s growth and of growth’s consequences/5.
Welcome to Searchable Sea Literature, devoted to works by North American authors, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and plays. This online anthology was initially derived from The Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and the Great Lakes (Jill Gidmark, ed., ).
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