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Melville, Herman 1819-1891

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Pierre, or, The ambiguities ; Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile ; The piazza tales ; The confidence-man : his masquerade ; Uncollected prose ; Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative) by Herman Melville( Book )
215 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,762 libraries worldwide
The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfect gift for everyone
Redburn, his first voyage ; White-jacket, or, The world in a man-of-war ; Moby-Dick, or, The whale by Herman Melville( Book )
205 editions published between 1849 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 6,069 libraries worldwide
Reburn is the story that relates a young man's initiation into the sailors life; White-Jacket is the story that is a semi-autobiographical account of experiences in the U.S. Navy; Moby-Dick, or the whale is the most famous of Melville's works, and tells the story of Ahab, a ship captain that has become obessed with the hunt for the whale he has named Moby-Dick
The confidence-man, his masquerade : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, reviews, criticism, an annotated bibliography by Herman Melville( Book )
211 editions published between 1857 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,783 libraries worldwide
Set on a Mississippi steamer on April Fool's Day and populated by a series of shape-shifting con men, this is a challenging metaphysical and ethical exploration of antebellum American society
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Sound Recording )
207 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,721 libraries worldwide
Captain Ahab maniacally hunts the great white whale across the seven oceans
Omoo; a narrative of adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville( Book )
253 editions published between 1847 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,507 libraries worldwide
A failed mutiny lands the narrator in a Tahitian jail where he and his companion, Doctor Long Ghost, are treated with curiosity and kindness. After their eventual release, the two embark on a series of adventures as they work at odd jobs, view traditional rites and customs on the island, and contrive an audience with the Tahitian queen. Thought-provoking, humorous glimpses of a vanished 19th-century world in the South Seas
Typee by Herman Melville( Book )
434 editions published between 1846 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 4,259 libraries worldwide
The young hero jumps ship with a mate and spends four months with the islanders known as Typee - the 'eaters of men.'
White-jacket : or, The world in a man-of-war by Herman Melville( Book )
191 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,224 libraries worldwide
Based on Melville's own experiences, it explores the fascinating and often harrowing world of a naval fighting ship, the Neversink. The ship becomes for Melville a microcosm of America itself; its hierarchy, social divisions, and cruel practices suggest larger injustices, including slavery
Billy Budd, Benito Cereno and the enchanted isles by Herman Melville( Book )
257 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 3,355 libraries worldwide
The complete text of the novel and of the unpublished short story Billy Budd, Sailor
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville( Book )
197 editions published between 1851 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,330 libraries worldwide
"Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is considered by many readers to be the Great American Novel. But most don't know that since its appearance in 1851, it has been revised in substantial ways that alter its original meaning. Melville's masterpiece is described as a "fluid text": it exists in multiple versions, each revealing shifting intentions. The new Longman Critical Edition offers unprecedented access to the revisions that Melville made, the further changes and censoring imposed by his British editors, and controversial alterations made by modern scholars." "Bryant and Springer's introduction engages readers in the personal, social, and cultural context of Melville's novel, his life, and his writing process. To showcase the novel's "fluid text" features, a special typeface indicates hundreds of passages that were later revised, edited, and censored. On-page "Revision Narratives" explain the stories behind the major changes, and Explanatory Notes at the back of the book discuss literary allusions, as well as contemporary social, political, philosophical, and cultural references - some never before explained in any edition." "Concise footnotes and a modern Glossary bring obscure language and nautical terms to life, and diverse illustrations - including a new map of the Pequod's voyage, historical ship diagrams, relevant film stills, and comic-book art - depict whaling life and reveal how Melville's story is still being revised."--Jacket
Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative) by Herman Melville( Book )
108 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,230 libraries worldwide
Through exhaustive study of the manuscript, the editors have evolved the definitive text of Billy Budd, Sailor, which they present here together with extensive notes and commentary
Moby-Dick; or, The whale by Herman Melville( Book )
108 editions published between 1920 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 2,578 libraries worldwide
A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture
Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile by Herman Melville( Book )
125 editions published between 1855 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,474 libraries worldwide
"Soldier, sailor, prisoner of war, and spy, Israel Potter's lively career leads to encounters with historic figures such as Ben Franklin, John Paul Jones, and George III. Based on the memoirs of a Revolutionary War veteran, this novel was acclaimed by The Village Voice as "hilarious, tender, expressive." This edition also includes Potter's autobiography, The Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter. "--
Billy Budd, sailor and other stories by Herman Melville( Book )
108 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,227 libraries worldwide
Seven stories deal with a slave rebellion, an obstinate copyist, an accidental murder, a voyage to the Galapagos Islands, and a bachelors' dinner party
Mardi and a voyage thither by Herman Melville( Book )
102 editions published between 1849 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,128 libraries worldwide
This is the extended and annotated edition including an extensive biographical annotation about the author and his life. Mardi is Melville's first pure fiction work (while featuring fictional narrators, his previous novels were heavily autobiographical). It details (much like Typee and Omoo) the travelings of an American sailor who abandons his whaling vessel to explore the South Pacific. Unlike the first two, however, Mardi is highly philosophical and said to be the first work to show Melville's true potential. The tale begins as a simple narrative, but quickly focuses upon discourse between the main characters and their interactions with the different symbolic countries they encounter. While not as cohesive or lengthy as Moby-Dick, it shares a similar writing style as well as many of the same themes. (from
Shorter novels of Herman Melville by Herman Melville( Book )
61 editions published between 1928 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
Brings together Melville's four famous late novellas
Battle-pieces and aspects of the war by Herman Melville( Book )
29 editions published between 1866 and 2006 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
This book is a collection of poems written by Herman Melville on the subject of the Civil War. Its publication coincided with the end of the conflict
Benito Cereno by Herman Melville( Book )
154 editions published between 1856 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 956 libraries worldwide
A harrowing tale of slavery and revolt aboard a Spanish ship
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( visu )
29 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Kapitein Ahab jaagt obsessief op de grote witte walvis die zijn been heeft afgebeten op een vorige reis
A reader's guide to Herman Melville by James E Miller( Book )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The power of blackness: Hawthorne, Poe, Melville by Harry Levin( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Bogen er en grundig omfortolkning af Hawthorne, Poe og Melvilles værker. Den er et eksperiment med en kritisk metode - en undersøgelse af den myteskabende proces og det "mørke" i værkerne
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Arminius Melville
German Melvill
Herman Melville
Herman Melville Amerikaans onderwijzer (1819-1891)
Herman Melville amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Dichter und Essayist
Herman Melville amerykański powieściopisarz, poeta i eseista
Herman Melville écrivain américain
Herman Melville novel·lista, contista, assaigista i poeta estatunidenc
Herman Melville novelista, cuentista, ensayista i poeta estadounidense
Herman Melville romancier, essayiste et poète américain
Herman Melville scrittore statunitense
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הרמן מלוויל
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ملفل، هرمان، 1819-1891
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هرمان ملفل، 1819-1891
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เฮอร์แมน เมลวิลล์
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메빌, 헤르만 1819-1891
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멜빌, 허만 1819-1891
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