Blish, M. “Melville and the Sea Drifters of Japan.” Melville Society Extracts 76 (February 1989): 14-16.
Traces the many mentions in Moby-Dick of Japanese Sea Drifters—sailors whose boats had been disabled and, as a result, drifted with the Pacific currents.
Candido, Anne Marie. “A New Sea in a New Frontier: American Leadership in The Pathfinder.” Etudes Anglaises 44, No. 3 (July-September 1991): 285-95.
Focuses on the Lake Ontario setting of Cooper's novel The Pathfinder.
Cramer, Timothy R. “Testing the Waters: Contemplating the Sea in E[mily] D[ickinson]'s...
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