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American author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815-1882), wrote one of the most persistently popular nonfiction narratives in American letters, Two Years before the Mast. He was also an adviser ... Read more
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Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1 August 1815-6 January 1882), author and lawyer, was the son of Richard Henry Dana, Sr., a minor poet and founder of the North American Review. Dana received his elementary e... Read more
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In 1834 a well-bred Harvard undergraduate from one of New England's most prominent literary families decided to leave that hallowed college for an extended voyage as a common sailor on a merchantman b... Read more
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The enduring critical reputation of Richard Henry Dana Jr. derives largely from his popular memoir Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea (1840), a work addressing what Edgar A... Read more
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