Herman Melville

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United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891)


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This is The Hunting of the Quark by Herman Melville.
Originally published in 1985, this anthology focuses on the "human" adventures on the Galapagos Islands by recalling historical encounters with pirates, exiles, and noted historical figures such as Charles Darwin and Herman Melville.
Hoare's lifelong fascination with whales began after he read Moby-Dick by Herman Melville and he calls the marine mammal "a living thing past our comprehension".
Add to this rich soup of characters a mystery involving a lost Herman Melville manuscript and you have a delicious brew of characters, plot, settings, love and deceit.
The theme of assimilation or the forcing of the native peoples to be subjected to the religious beliefs and practices of others can be seen in the works of James Fennimore Cooper, Herman Melville, and other early American writers as the cause of continuing regional if not global conflict and strife.
White-Jacket: or, The World in a Man-of-War, by Herman Melville
That said, these obituaries are not poorly written, in any way, shape, nor form, but given the strictures of the obituary, this book is like a love song to the 'art' of business letter writing, and hailing a writer who developed a closing to rival Sincerely, or Regards, as a master to rival Herman Melville.
An impressive and recommended compendium of thirty-seven poems by academician and author Laurie Robertson- Lorant, The Man Who Lived Among The Cannibals: Poems In The Voice Of Herman Melville showcases the theme of the 19th Century author of Moby Dick in original and deftly written verse.
Herman Melville is best known for Moby Dick, a much-studied novel; but students often receive preliminary introductions via his shorter works - "Billy Budd", for example.
That career are certainly calls to mind Herman Melville, who lost his public once he stopped writing traditional seafaring yarns and started cranking out strange novels such as Moby-Dick.
of such eminent writers and thinkers as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Toni Morrison and Ralph Ellison.
Bartleby the Scrivener,'' a selection from the new musical ``American Tales,'' based on the novella by Herman Melville.
He sought solace at first in Brittany among the peasants of the French countryside and then in the far away islands of the South Pacific, whose promise of paradise on earth lured many others, among them, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
It is a shame that no evidence exists to suggest that the Uncle Remus tales came to the attention of Herman Melville, then living in obscurity in New York, or that Harris himself appreciated Melville's dark tales, because a Melvillian subtlety and subversiveness may offer a useful key to a fuller understanding of Harris's achievement.
Herman Melville fictionalized Jones in Israel Potter.