Sea Literature - Maritime - Nautical
American Sea Writing: A Literary Anthology
The sea has been more than just a scenic backdrop in Classic Literature. It has played the part of a character since the time of the Odyssey, and the waves are part of what our myths and legends are made of. As the waves take on almost human characteristics of vengeance and retribution, we seem to dream of them. In many ways, they seem to shape...
By Land and By Sea
This book offers selections from many of London's best-known works, which depict adventure in all of its various forms. The stories drive the reader to imagine other ways of living. The works include: "Valley of the Moon," "John Barleycorn," "Martin Eden," "The Sea Wolf," "Star Rover," "The Iron Heel," and other classic works, along with essays, short stories and journalism.
By the Sea - Christina Rosetti (1830-1894)
Read "By the Sea," by Christina Georgina Rossetti.
Christmas at Sea - Robert Louis Stevenson
Read "Christmas at Sea," a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dover Beach - Matthew Arnold (1882-1888)
Read "Dover Beach," by Matthew Arnold.
Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Read "Kidnapped," by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). It's the tale of David Balfour.
Monsters and Mayhem of the Sea
Tales from the sea have haunted our literature from the very beginning... This new anthology explores works from America.
Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe
Read "Robinson Crusoe," by Daniel Defoe.
Sea Dreams - Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
Read "Sea Dreams," by Lord Alfred Tennyson.
The City in the Sea - Edgar Allan Poe
Read "The City in the Sea" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Encantadas - Herman Melville
Read "The Encantadas," by Herman Melville.
The Little Mermaid - Hans Christian Anderson (1805-1875)
Read "The Little Mermaid," by Hans Christian Anderson.
The Odyssey - Homer (c. 850 BC) - translated by Samuel Butler
Read "The Odyssey," by Homer.
'The People of the Sea' Review
The legends of the selchies come to life with these colorful tales. Read the tales of seal that turned into men and women, or those who rescued young children. There are lots of tales to be told..
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Read "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Read "The Sea-Maiden," a Celtic fairy tale.
The Sea-Wolf - Jack London
Read "The Sea-Wolf," by Jack London.
Top 10 Irish Mythology
Irish Mythology consists of magical creatures and heroes, of giants and monsters. They are full of mystery, and ready to spark the imagination.