Chapter 3: Nineteenth Century to 1865

Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

Paul P. Reuben
October 15, 2016


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Primary Works

Two years before the mast, 1840

The Seaman's Friend (1851); Facsim. Reprod. Madison, R. H. (introd.) Delmar, NY: Scholars' Facsims. & Rpts., 1979

Cruelty to seamen: being the case of Nichols & Couch. Berkeley, CA: Printed at the hand press of Wilder & Ellen Bentley, 1937. KF1121 .Z9 D3

Two years before the mast. With an introduction by Sir Wilfred Grenfell, and illustrations by Charles Pears. NY: Macmillan, 1946. G540 .D2

An autobiographical sketch (1815-1842). Ed. Robert F. Metzdorf. Hamden, Conn: Shoe String P, 1953. E415.9 .D15 A15

Two years before the mast; a personal narrative of life at sea, by Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Edited from the original manuscript and from the first ed., with journals and letters of 1834-1836 and 1859-1860, and notes by John Haskell Kemble. With original illus. by Robert A. Weinstein, and illustrated from contemporary paintings, prints, and charts. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie P, [distributed exclusively by Lane Book Co., Menlo Park, Calif.] 1964. G540 .D2

To Cuba and back. Edited and with an introd. by C. Harvey Gardiner. Carbondale, Southern Illinois UP, 1966. F1763 .D2

The journal. Edited by Robert F. Lucid. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 1968. E415.9 .D15 A16

Philbrick, Thomas L. ed. Two Years Before the Mast and Other Voyages: Two Years Before the Mast, To Cuba and Back, Journal of a Voyage Round the World, 1859-1860. NY: Library of America, 2005.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Ives, Sidney. ed. The Parkman Dexter Howe Library, Part III. Gainesville: Univ. of Florida, 1986.

Lyons, John D., and Nancy J. Vickers. eds. The Dialectic of Discovery: Essays on the Teaching and Interpretation of Literature Presented to Lawrence E. Harvey. Lexington, KY: French Forum, 1984.

Mott, Wesley T. ed. The American Renaissance in New England. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2001.

Mudgett, Kathryn. Writing the Seaman's Tale in Law and Literature: Dana, Melville, and Justice Story. NY: AMS, 2013.

Schramer, James, and Donald Ross. eds. American Travel Writers, 1776-1864. Detroit: Gale, 1997.

Voloshin, Beverly R. ed. American Literature, Culture, and Ideology: Essays in Memory of Henry Nash Smith. NY: Peter Lang, 1990.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 3: Richard Henry Dana, Jr. " PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. WWW URL: (provide page date or date of your login).

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