Pierre: or, The Ambiguities Summary
Herman Melville

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Herman Melville Biographies (6)

16,556 words, approx. 56 pages
Biography EssayHerman Melville, who died almost forgotten although he had once been a popular author and had left behind ten notable books of prose fiction and four of verse, has gathered increasing f... Read more
2,637 words, approx. 9 pages
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 Americ... Read more
6,098 words, approx. 21 pages
"Call me Ishmael. Some years ago--never mind how long precisely--having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see th... Read more
14,744 words, approx. 50 pages
Herman Melville, who died almost forgotten although he had once been a popular author and had left behind ten notable books of prose fiction and four of verse, has gathered increasing fame, especially... Read more
10,840 words, approx. 37 pages
"You must have plenty of sea-room to tell the truth in," wrote Herman Melville in Hawthorne the pseudonymous, two part review of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Mosses from an Old Manse (1846) that he publish... Read more
20,365 words, approx. 68 pages
Herman Melville drew upon his adventurous travels on sea and land for the primary materials of his greatest fiction and poetry. Out of his experiences in the merchant service (1839), the whaling indus... Read more
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