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Collected poems of Herman Melville

Author: Herman Melville; Howard P Vincent
Publisher: Chicago : Packard and Company : Hendricks House, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume aims primarily at presenting an accurate text of all the poems which Herman Melville left to posterity, Clarel, for obvious reasons, excepted. The text of the first 256 pages faithfully follows that of the three volumes of poetry published during Melville's lifetime and under his scrupulous supervision; the text for the rest of the poetry is taken from manuscripts, of which all but three are in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Howard P Vincent
OCLC Number: 1100605
Notes: Imprint covered by label: New York, Hendricks House.
Includes index.
Description: xxii, 502 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Battle-pieces --
John Marr and other sailors --
Timoleon --
Weeds and wildings --
Marquis de Grandvin --
Miscellaneous poems --
Unpublished or uncollected poems --
Poems from the novels.
Other Titles: Poems
Responsibility: edited by Howard P. Vincent.

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"This volume aims primarily at presenting an accurate text of all the poems which Herman Melville left to posterity, Clarel, for obvious reasons, excepted. The text of the first 256 pages faithfully follows that of the three volumes of poetry published during Melville's lifetime and under his scrupulous supervision; the text for the rest of the poetry is taken from manuscripts, of which all but three are in the Houghton Library, Harvard College"--Preface, p. v.

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