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The works of Herman Melville

Herman Melville

The works of Herman Melville

by Herman Melville

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Published by Constable in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 22129-36.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination16 v.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17566459M

Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of He drew upon his memories of naval life, having spent fourteen months as an ordinary seaman aboard a frigate as it sailed the Pacific and . The first volume of Hershel Parker's definitive biography of Herman Melville—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize—closed on a mid-November day in In the dining room of the Little Red Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts, Melville had just presented an inscribed copy of his new novel, Moby-Dick, to his intimate friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the man to whom the work was dedicated.4/5(1).

Melville, Herman Herman Melville by Newton Arvin (Book) Herman Melville by Leon Howard Moby-Dick, or the whale is the most famous of Melville's works, and tells the story of Ahab, a ship captain that has become obsessed with the hunt for the whale he has named Moby-Dick.   Buy a cheap copy of Great Short Stories of Herman Melville book by Herman Melville. Billy Budd, Sailor and Bartleby, the Scrivener are two of the most revered shorter works of fiction in history. Here, they are collected along with 19 other stories Free shipping over $/5(5).

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Herman Melville was born in New York City on August 1,and received his early education in that city. He says he gained his first love of adventure listening to his father Allan, who was an extensive traveller for his time, telling tales of the monstrous waves at sea, mountain high, of the masts bending like twigs, and all about Le Havre and Liverpool.

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He is one of the brightest names of the American Renaissance epoch. His works were inspired by his many trips and whaling voyages to the sea as a green hand and from the perception of a young sailor.

They also talked about the rapidly changing American society and the. Typee was Melville’s first published book and this autobiographical rendering of his time in Polynesia was a huge hit with audiences, immediately establishing Melville as a popular author.

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Book condition: Used-Fine. Book bound in fine leather with gold lettering Read more. Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee, becoming a bestseller), and after a fast-blooming literary success in the late s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mids and never recovered during his lifetime.

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Herman Melville is a giant of American literature, whose novels are hailed as literary masterpieces. This eBook offers readers the complete works for the first time in digital print, as well as an array of bonus : Delphi Classics.Herman Melville (), American author of such famed literary works as Typee () and its sequel Omoo () also wrote Moby Dick, or; The Whale (); Sometimes I think there's naught beyond.

But 'tis enough. He tasks me; he heaps me; I see in him outrageous strength, with an inscrutable malice sinewing it.