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by Herman Melville

ISBN: 0871401223
ISBN13: 978-0871401229
Language: English
Publisher: Liveright (September 17, 1978)
Pages: 336
Category: Genre Fiction
Subategory: Literature

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Herman Melville (born Melvill; August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet of the American Renaissance period.

Herman Melville (born Melvill; August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet of the American Renaissance period. Melville was born in New York City, the third child of a merchant. Typee, his first book, was followed by a sequel, Omoo (1847).

Herman Melville was born in New York City in 1819. He worked as a crew member on several vessels beginning in 1839, his experiences spawning his successful early novels Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847). Subsequent books, including his masterpiece Moby-Dick (1851), sold poorly, and by the 1860s Melville had turned to poetry. Following his death in New York City in 1891, he posthumously came to be regarded as one of the great American writers.

Herman Melville Biography - In addition to writing many sea novels, Herman Melville is the best known author of. .A short episode of scarlet fever affected Melville’s eyesight permanently in 1826. In 1835 he went to school at Albany Classical School (NY)

Herman Melville Biography - In addition to writing many sea novels, Herman Melville is the best known author of the highly acclaimed American novel, Moby Dick (1851). In 1835 he went to school at Albany Classical School (NY). After leaving school at the age of 12, Herman worked at several jobs as a clerk, teacher and farmhand. He also studied Shakespeare and other technical, historical and anthropological works despite his bad eyesight. Melville was thirsty for adventure and in 1839 he set out to sea. In 1841, Herman sailed on a whaler bound.

Supplied by a Late Consumptive Usher to a Grammar School). Largely neglected in his own lifetime, Herman Melville mastered not only the great American novel but also the short story and novella forms. In Billy Budd and The Piazza Tales, Melville reveals an uncanny awareness of the inscrutable nature of reality. Published posthumously in 1924, Billy Budd is a masterpiece second only to Melville’s Moby-Dick. This complex short novel tells the story of the handsome sailor Billy who, provoked by a false charge, accidentally kills the satanic master-at-arms. Unable to defend himself due to a stammer, he is hanged, going willingly to his fate. When Israel Potter leaves his plough to fight in the American Revolution, he's immediately thrown into the Battle of Bunker Hill, where he receives multiple wounds. However, this does not deter him, and after hearing a rousing speech by General George Washington, he volunteers for further duty, this time at sea, where more ill fortune awaits him.

Herman Melville was an acclaimed American novelist and poet, best known for his novel ‘Moby-Dick’. An enigma of American literature, Melville’s first few books brought him fame and literary recognition. Read this biography to learn more about his childhood, life, works, achievements and timeline. He first gained critical acclaim with his book ‘Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life’, after which his most popular novel, ‘Moby-Dick’ elevated his status as a prolific writer.

Herman Melville, (born August 1, 1819, New York City-died September 28, 1891, New York City), American novelist, short-story writer, and poet, best known for his novels of the sea, including his masterpiece, Moby Dick (1851). What was Herman Melville’s family like?

Herman Melville, (born August 1, 1819, New York City-died September 28, 1891, New York City), American novelist, short-story writer, and poet, best known for his novels of the sea, including his masterpiece, Moby Dick (1851). What was Herman Melville’s family like? Herman Melville’s family was descended from Scottish and Dutch settlers of New York and had taken leading roles in the American Revolution and in the early affairs of the United States.

Biography of Herman Melville . Herman Melville was born on the first of August in 1819 in New York City, the third of eight children of Allan and Maria Gansevoort Melvill. His ancestors included several Scottish and Dutch settlers of New York, as well as a number of prominent leaders in the American Revolution. Herman Melville worked as a bank clerk before attending the Albany Classical School, and then worked for a short time as a teacher in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Melville's second novel, Omoo (1847) details the adventures of another whaling journey in which Melville took part in a mutiny and landed in a Tahitian jail, from which he later easily escaped.

Melville Herman - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. Herman Melville towers among American writers not only for his powerful novels, but also for the stirring novellas and short stories that flowed from. Книги 1-10 из 10. Bartleby, The Scrivener A Story of Wall-Street. Жанр: Классическая проза. Bartleby the Scrivener (1853), by Herman Melville, tells the story of a quiet, hardworking legal copyist who works in an office in the Wall Street area of New York City. Читать книгу Скачать книгу Отзывы о книге (0). Billy Budd.

Herman Melville American author Herman Melville (1819-1891) is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. His work was a response, though often in a negative or ambivalent way, to the romantic movement that dominated American literature in the mid-19th century. Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia. 1/1. Herman Melville. American author Herman Melville (1819-1891) is best known for his novel Moby-Dick.

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