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The Dark Frigate Resources & Further Study

Charles Boardman Hawes
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Gary, Dorothea Cable (Hawes).

"Biographical Note." In Newbery Medal Books, 1922-1955. Boston: Horn Book, 1955. This anecdotal sketch, written by Hawes's widow long after his death, provides a few interesting insights but is short on facts. Also included in the volume is her Newbery Award "Acceptance Paper for Her Husband."

Duffus, Robert L. "Under a Full Suit of Canvas: Four Books of Whalers and Windjammers, Harpooners and Shantymen." New York Times Book Review (November 16, 1924): 5. This interesting review of Whafing, one of Hawes's books for adults, quotes Hawes on people's tendency to romanticize the notion of going to sea.

Hines, Jack. "With Scuppers Forever Running Blood: The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes (Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1923)."

New York Times Book Review (November 11, 1923): 5. This contemporary reviewer finds The Dark Frigate sadly lacking in romanticism. Hines faults Hawes for failing to wrap up the plot neatly, and blames Hawes...

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