of Theodore Fontane
Theodor Fontane



The Poem

The Huberman Story

News stories

Research Articles

Origin of the Ship's Name

Prose Versions of the Story

Other Poetic Ver- sions of the Story

Relevant German Poems & Analyses

Norman's Cooper Corner

More Essays by Norman Barry

Other Related Materials





Fontane Commemorative Stamps

Bibliography and Links


Bowen, Dana Thomas. Shipwrecks of the Lakes. Cleveland: Freshwater Press Inc, 1952, pp. 13-17.

Dow, C. J. "Holocaust Swept Lake Erie Side-wheeler 105 Years Ago." Buffalo Evening News, April 24, 1946.

Dement, Robert. "Great Tragedy in Lakes Area Shipping Recalled in Rare Litho." Buffalo Evening News, February 10, 1960.

Fontane, Theodor. Gedichte. Berlin: Aufbau-Verlag, 1989, pp. 552-554.

Fontane, Theodor. Samtliche Werke: Romane, Erzälungen, Gedichte, Vol. 6. München: C. Hanser, 1964, pp. 957-961.

"An Historic Disaster." Buffalo Daily Courier, August 13, 1983.

"Myths of the Great Lakes." Express, September 1, 1912.

O’Connell, Francis J. "Rich Treasure Lies in Ships Sunk in Lakes." Courier Express, February 25, 1945.

Salomon, George. "John Maynard of Lake Erie: The Genesis of a Legend." Niagara Frontier, Vol. 11, 1964, pp. 73-86.

Salomon, George. "Wer ist John Maynard?" Fontane Blätter, Heft 2, 1965, pp. 25-39.

Vogel, Mike. "Bronze plaque will commemorate tragedy." Buffalo News, September 23, 1997.

The International Bibliography of Fontane's Poetry in Translation[Note: Sadly, Derek Glass died in 2004, and his bibliography has been removed from the King's College website. This is a very imperfect web archive version of the bibliography.]

The Theodor-Fontane-Archive

John Gough

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