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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Richard Henry Dana, Sr.

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Richard Henry Dana, Sr., poet and journalist, was one of the founders of the North American Review. In 1821 he began The Idle Man periodical, in which were published two of his novels: Tom Thornton and Paul Felton. His later publications include The Buccaneer, and Other Poems; Poems and Prose Writings. Dana is also known for his critical lectures on Shakespeare.


Works in the EAF Collection

Poems and Prose Writings (1833) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)