- Biographies: Jamaica Kincaid, Marilyn Nelson, Clifford Ashley, Sylvia Earle, and Phillis Wheatley
- Audio: Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Pearl of Orr’s Island
- Video: Derek Walcott reads "Sea Grapes"
- Featured Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Category Archives: G
Gallery, Daniel V.
by Robert Shenk (2000) GALLERY, DANIEL V[INCENT]. (1901-1977). Admiral Daniel V. Gallery, termed a “true original” by his friend Herman Wouk, was a brilliant career naval officer who published widely both during and after his naval duty. A 1920 Naval Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, First-person narrative, Navy/Coast Guard, Short Story Comments Off on Gallery, Daniel V.
by Haskell Springer (2000) GALLOWAY, LES [EDWARD WILLIAM] (1919-1990). A commercial fisherman for most of his life, Les Galloway also wrote fiction, publishing short sea stories in several periodicals. Of Great Spaces (1987), shared with Jerome Gold, collects and reprints Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Fiction, Fishing, Short Story Comments Off on Galloway, Les
Gann, Ernest K.
by James F. Millinger (2000) GANN, ERNEST K[ELLOGG]. (1910-1991). Known primarily for his books in the field of aviation literature, Ernest K. Gann wrote about seafaring in Twilight for the Gods (1956) and Song of the Sirens (1968). Twilight for Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Fiction, Pacific Islands, Pacific Ocean Comments Off on Gann, Ernest K.
by William Crisman (2000) GARDNER, JOHN [CHAMPLIN] (1933-1982). The son of a dairy farmer, John Gardner had no important personal connection with the sea. Indeed, his maritime novella, The King’s Indian (1972, in a volume of the same name), a Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Fiction, Poetry Comments Off on Gardner, John
Garland, George (Garland Roark)
See Roark, Garland.
Posted in G Leave a comment
Garnett, Capt. Mayn Clew (Thornton Jenkins Hains)
See Hains, Thornton Jenkins Continue reading text links
Posted in G Comments Off on Garnett, Capt. Mayn Clew (Thornton Jenkins Hains)
by Michael P. Dyer (2000) GILKERSON, WILLIAM (1936-2015). William Gilkerson wrote nine books, most of which relate directly to maritime history. His first book, Gilkerson on War–From Rocks to Rockets (1964), is an exception, as it only touches upon maritime Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Fiction, Maritime History, Multimedia/Multimodal, Whaling/Sealing Comments Off on Gilkerson, William
by Attilio Favorini (2000) GLASPELL, SUSAN [KEATING] (1876-1948). Associated with the Provincetown Players, a group that included Eugene O’Neill, Jig Cook, and Floyd Dell in the early years of their illustrious collaboration (1916- 1922), Susan Glaspell is best known for Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 19th Century, 20th Century, Fiction, Plays Comments Off on Glaspell, Susan
by C. Herbert Gilliland (2000) GOODRICH, MARCUS [AURELIUS] (1897-1991). Novelist Marcus Goodrich was born 28 November 1897, in San Antonio, Texas. Enlisting in the navy in 1916, he served initially in the Philippines aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Chauncey. With the Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Fiction, First-person narrative, Journalism, Navy/Coast Guard Comments Off on Goodrich, Marcus
Gould, John W.
by Peter H. McCracken (2000) GOULD, JOHN W. (1814-1838). John W. Gould was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, the seventh son of an influential judge and educator James Gould. He was christened “John Gould” but added the middle initial “W.” in Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 19th Century, Fiction, First-person narrative, Nonfiction, Piracy Comments Off on Gould, John W.
by David R. Pellegrini (2000) GREEN, PAUL [ELIOT] (1894-1981). A prolific playwright and poet whose literary career spanned several decades and genres, Paul Green is remembered chiefly for his dramatizations of southern folklore and customs and the plight of the Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Atlantic Ocean, Plays, Poetry Comments Off on Green, Paul
Guterson, David S.
by Jeffrey Cass (2000) GUTERSON, DAVID S. (1956- ). Born in Seattle, and residing on Bainbridge Island in Puget Sound, David S. Guterson is well aware of the nuanced lives of his fellow islanders. His haunting novel Snow Falling on Continue reading text links
Posted in G Tagged 20th Century, Fiction, Short Story Comments Off on Guterson, David S.