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Adams, Charles Francis. Richard Henry Dana: A Biography. 2 vols. 1890. Reprint. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968. A classic biography.

Cox, James. “Richard Henry Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast: Autobiography Completing Life.” In The Dialectic of Discovery: Essays on the Teaching and Interpretation of Literature Presented to Lawrence E....

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Adams, Charles Francis. Richard Henry Dana: A Biography. 2 vols. 1890. Reprint. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968. A classic biography.

Cox, James. “Richard Henry Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast: Autobiography Completing Life.” In The Dialectic of Discovery: Essays on the Teaching and Interpretation of Literature Presented to Lawrence E. Harvey, edited by John D. Lyons and Nancy J. Vickers. Lexington, Ky.: French Forum, 1984. Examines the connection between Dana’s life and art.

Egan, Hugh. “‘One of Them’: The Voyage of Style in Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast.” American Transcendental Quarterly 2 (1988). Provides an analysis of Dana’s famous work.

Gale, Robert L. Richard Henry Dana. New York: Twayne, 1969. A good account of Dana’s life and work.

Hart, James D. “The Education of Richard Henry Dana, Jr.” New England Quarterly 9 (1936). Offers information on Dana’s time at Harvard.

Lawrence, D. H. Studies in Classic American Literature. 1923. Reprint. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Provides a strong if idiosyncratic reading of Two Years Before the Mast.

Shapiro, Samuel. Richard Henry Dana, Jr., 1815-1882. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1961. Includes a bibliography.

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