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The writings of Herman Melville

by Herman Melville

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Published by Northwestern University Press in [Evanston, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesNorthwestern-Newberry edition of the writings of Herman Melville.
ContributionsHayford, Harrison., Parker, Hershel., Tanselle, G. Thomas 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2380 F68, PS2380 F68
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19858532M
ISBN 100810105500, 0810103249, 0810102676, 0810109069, 0810109077, 0810108224, 0810108232, 0810109816, 0810109956

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Read the full-text online edition of Selected Writings of Herman Melville: Complete Short Stories; Typee; Billy Budd, Foretopman (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Selected Writings of Herman Melville: Complete.   Last month G. Thomas Tanselle, Alma A. MacDougall, Hershel Parker, and I at long last completed editing the nearly 1, manuscript leaves that comprise the final volume (vol. 13) of the fifteen-volume Northwestern-Newberry edition of The Writings of Herman Melville — “Billy Budd, Sailor” and Other Uncompleted Writings. The late Harrison Hayford had begun work on this [ ].

  Herman Melville In addition to writing the classic novel Moby-Dickas well as other books, stories, and poems, Melville was also a sailor, lecturer, and customs inspector during his life.   Editorial Reviews. Thompson’s Alcohol in the Writings of Herman Melville stands as a fascinating and thorough treatment of one of the most neglected subjects in Melville criticism. Thompson makes a powerful case for the ubiquity of alcohol in Melville’s writing and life. With indefatigable research and a sharp critical eye, Thompson has tracked down seemingly every reference and Pages:


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5: White-Jacket: or The World in a Man-of-War. Herman Melville () was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist.

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His ancestors included several Scottish and Dutch settlers of New York, as well as a number of prominent leaders in the American Revolution.

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(This essay is adapted from the book.) On August 5,Herman Melville met Nathaniel Hawthorne at a literary gathering in the Berkshires. Hawthorne.