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Herman Melville

Lewis Mumford

Herman Melville

a study of his life and vision.

by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    SeriesA Harbinger book, H011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17729425M
    OCLC/WorldCa3332822


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A true American classic of the dangers of revenge and mob mentality5(K). Herman Melville: A Half Known Life, Volumes 1 and 2, follows Herman Melvilles life from early childhood to his astonishing emergence as a bestselling novelist with the publication of Typee in These volumes comprise the first half of a comprehensive.

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Having left most of Moby-Dick with a printer inHerman Melville lamented to Nathaniel Hawthorne that he would go down in history as a "man who lived among the cannibals!" Until his death inMelville was known as the author of Typee () and Omoo ()-both semiautobiographical travel books.

Herman Melville ranks with Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson as one of the three great American poets of the nineteenth century.

Whether meditating on the bloody battlefields of the Civil War, the mysteries of faith and doubt in the Holy Land, or the strange relationship between the Maldive Shark and the pilot fish that glide before his Gorgonian head, Melvilles verse combines precise.

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He was the Author: Tina Jordan. The Melville Log is not, perhaps, a book to be read through in the same manner one would a traditional biography. If you can afford the cost - and the shelf space - to keep a copy in your collection, it may be better appreciated by dipping at random into Leydas selections from days of Melville.

Suggests that Melville's rejection of biblical theology finds powerful expression throughout all of his later fictional prose and his verse. This title gathers together some of the criticism on the works of Melville, including Moby-Dick, Typee, Omoo, The Piazza Tales, and Benito Cereno.

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Melville burnished his portfolio, quickly turning out Omoo inMardi inthen Redburn inand White-Jacket in Then Herman Melville turned to a higher amibtion, the writing of Moby-Dick.

In June ofhe described the book to his publisher in England as, "a romance of adventure, founded upon certain wild legends in the. Herman Melville. Herman Melville, circa (Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA.

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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 s: 1.

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The saga of Captain Ahab and his monomaniacal pursuit of the white whale remains a peerless adventure story but one full. Herman Melville: A Biography, Volume 2, chronicles Melville's life in rich detail, from this ecstatic moment to his death, in obscurity, forty years later.

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The book features gay marriage, hits out at slavery and imperialism and predicts the climate crisis years after the birth of its author, Herman Melville, it has never been more important. Between andfour of Melvilles most popular books sold 7, copies for the United States Book Company, a total ofand between andDana Estes Co.

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Moby-Dick Marathon Fifth annual .Herman Melville's "Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life" tells the story of a white sailor who lives for a time among the Typees, a native people of a Pacific island. According to a "Note on the Text" in the Penguin Classics edition, this book first appeared in in no less than four different editions."Typee" is a marvelous story of cross Cited by: