publication . Book . 2015

Cruel Seas: World War 2 Merchant Marine-Related Nautical Fiction from the 1930s to Present

Krummes, Daniel C;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Nov 2015
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Cruel Seas is an annotated bibliography of fiction in English that involves civilian steamships of the merchant marine in works set during World War Two (or slightly before).  While the subtitle states "1930s to Present," the last entry was added in 2008, and the work will not be updated.  The entries include novels, novellas, and short stories, but exclude poetry, theater plays, and fiction written for juveniles (unless the work can appeal to adults as well). Many of the works involve ships in convoy across the Atlantic. An earlier version of Cruel Seas was published in softcover edition in 2004 by the Institute of Transportation Studies of the University of Ca...
free text keywords: Arts and Humanities, steamships, ocean liners, freighters, merchant shipping, merchant marine, mercantile navy, merchant mariners, World War Two, World War 2, World War Two fiction, convoys, nautical fiction, maritime fiction, marine fiction, popular fiction, pulp fiction, pulp magazines, Battle of the Atlantic, Murmansk Run, Townend, Wetjen, Monsarrat, Havighurst, de Hartog, Callison, Hammond Innes, Mr. Gallup, Richard Sale, Richard Howells Watkins, Forester, Gilpatric, Mr. Glencannon, James Hanley, Jacland Marmur, Philip McCutchan, Howard Pease, Norman Reilly Raine, Breyfogle, Allan R. Bosworth, Robert Carse, Douglas Scott Brookes, Daniel C. Krummes
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