Mapping Discourse in R.H. Dana’s “Two Years Before the Mast”

When Richard Henry Dana Jr. visited San Francisco in 1859 after an absence of almost a quarter of a century, he was informed that, unbeknownst to him, he had become a man of considerable fame on the West Coast. As an adolescent, Dana was studying law at Harvard when he caught the measles, which led… Continue reading Mapping Discourse in R.H. Dana’s “Two Years Before the Mast”

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Boston: Monument

When I lay down and none can wake me. When I'm between the covers. I hear that song, transporting me to places unknown. Translating me to words unspoken. It's easier to be here, in the in-between. A blank sheet snuck in an unreadable tome. Unfound. Ever bound for the false, in love with the error,… Continue reading Boston: Monument