The Sea Lions Or The Lost Sealers

Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 9781419181689
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Taking the hour, the weather, and the object before him into the account, Roswell Gardiner felt that he was now enlisted in the most important undertaking of his whole life, as he and Stephen shook hands with the two mates, and left the ...

Cooper S Novels The Sea Lions Or The Lost Sealers

Author: James Fenimore Cooper
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Ice, and its dangers, were known to exist a few degrees farther in that direction ;
but islands also had been discovered, and turned to good account by the
enterprise of the sealers. It was truly a great thing for the Sea Lion of Oyster Pond
to have thrown off her namesake of the Vineyard. It is true both vessels were still
in the same sea, with a possibility of again meeting ; but, Roswell Gardiner was
steering onward towards a haven designated in degrees and minutes, while the
other craft ...

The Sea Lions Complete In One Volume Novel Original Version

Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535117098
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Herman Melville reviewed the novel in 1849 for the magazine The Literary World.Melville's praise for the novel focuses on the action and adventure of the novel, saying, "Upon the whole, we warmly recommend the Sea Lions; and even those who ...

Piazza Tales And Other Prose Pieces 1839 1860

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810105519
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Cooper. s. New. Novel. The Sea Lions; or, The Lost Sealers: a Tale of the
Antarctic Ocean. By J. Fenimore Cooper. 2 vols. i2mo. Stringer & Townsend. The
Sea Lions, or The Lost Sealers ! An attractive title truly. Nor does this last of
Cooper's novels disappoint the promise held forth on the title page. The story
opens on the sea coast of Suffolk County, Long Island; and turns mainly upon the
mysterious existence of certain wild islands within the Antarctic Circle, whose
precise ...

The American Novel To 1870

Author: J. Gerald Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford History of the Novel in
ISBN: 0195385357
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Following the unsatisfactory reception of Lionel Lincoln, however, Cooper largely
abandoned that plan, another reason for his return to Bumppo in his next two
books. What certainly survived from the ... The biggest group, initiated with The
Pilot, includes his dozen or so sea stories, from The Red Rover (1828) and The
Water-Witch; or, The Skimmer of the Seas (1830) to The Two Admirals (1842)
and The Sea Lions; or, The Lost Sealers (1849). Although these books constitute
the ...

Antarctica In Fiction

Author: Elizabeth Leane
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107020824
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James Fenimore Cooper's second, far more realistic Antarctic novel, The Sea
Lions; or, The Lost Sealers, provides an early example.103 Published in 1849
but set thirty years earlier during the height of the Antarctic sealing boom,
Cooper's novel is a highly structured morality tale focussing on two ships, both
named 'The Sea Lion'. The two vessels journey in search of a secret sealing
ground located within a group of islands near the Antarctic circle. The ships are
captained by two ...