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The portable Melville

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1952.
Series: Viking portable library, 58.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents stories, poems, journal writings, and letters together with Typee, Billy Budd, and portions of four of Melville's novels. Bibliog.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Portable Melville.
New York : Viking Press, 1952
(OCoLC)610136137
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
OCLC Number: 1880017
Description: 746 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Typee --
Billy Budd --
To Gansevoort Melville --
To Evert Duyckinck --
To John Murray --
Dreams / Mardi and a voyage thither --
They hearken unto a voice from the gods / Mardi and a voyage thither --
Sailing on / Mardi and a voyage thither --
Some pleasant, shady talk in the groves / Mardi and a voyage thither --
To Richard Bentley --
To Lemuel Shaw --
excerpt from Journal of a voyage from New York to London, 1849 --
To Nathaniel Parker Willis --
To Richard Henry Dana, Jr. --
Hawthorne and his mosses --
To Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The sermon / Moby Dick, or, the whale --
To Sarah Morewood --
To Sophia Hawthorne --
Bartleby --
Norfolk Isle and the Chola Widow / The Encantadas, or enchanted isles --
Israel enters the presence of Doctor Franklin / The Encantadas, or enchanted isles --
Paul Jones in a reverie / The Encantadas, or enchanted isles --
Samson among the Philistines / The Encantadas, or enchanted isles --
Marginalia (Don Quixote) --
A mute goes aboard a boat on the Mississippi / The confidence-man: his masquerade --
Showing that many men have many minds / The confidence-man: his masquerade --
["Quite an original"] / The confidence-man: his masquerade --
excerpt from Journal up the straits --
The South Seas --
To Allan Melville --
Journal on the clipper ship Meteor, 1860 --
Marginalia (The New Testament) --
A reasonable constitution --
Monody --
The lake --
To Elizabeth Shaw Melville --
Marginalia (Emerson, deStaël) --
To Thomas Melville --
To Samuel Shaw --
To Henry Sanford Gansevoort --
Misgivings / Battle-pieces and aspects of the war --
A Utilitarian view of the Monitor's flight / Battle-pieces and aspects of the war --
Commemorative of a naval victory / Battle-pieces and aspects of the war --
Marginalia (Arnold) --
To Maria Gansevoort Melville --
To Abraham Lansing --
A sketch / Clarel: a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy Land --
Dirge / Clarel: a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy Land --
Epilogue / Clarel: a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy Land --
To John C. Hoadley --
To Ellen Marett Gifford --
To Charles James Billson --
John Marr / John Marr and other sailors, with some sea-pieces --
Far off-shore / John Marr and other sailors, with some sea-pieces --
The Berg / John Marr and other sailors, with some sea-pieces --
To Archibald MacMechan --
Billy Budd, Foretopman --
Camoens --
Suggested by the ruins of a mountain-temple in Arcadia --
The New Rosicrucians --
Art.
Series Title: Viking portable library, 58.
Responsibility: edited, and with an introd. by Jay Leyda.

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Presents stories, poems, journal writings, and letters together with Typee, Billy Budd, and portions of four of Melville's novels. Bibliog.

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