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Author: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Hershel Parker; G Thomas Tanselle
Publisher: [Evanston, Ill.], [Northwestern University Press], [1968-<2017>]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : The Northwestern-Newberry edView all editions and formats
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The authoritative edition of Melville's last novel

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Personal correspondence
Novels
Diaries
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Writings.
[Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University Press, 1968-<2009>
(OCoLC)563199022
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Hershel Parker; G Thomas Tanselle
ISBN: 9780810101616 0810101610 9780810101609 0810101602 9780810100152 0810100150 9780810100138 0810100134 9780810102576 0810102579 9780810103245 0810103249 9780810102668 0810102668 9780810105522 0810105527 9780810105515 0810105519 9780810103252 0810103257 9780810126053 0810126052 9780810109063 0810109069 9780810109070 0810109077 9780810111134 0810111136 9780810109810 0810109816 9780810108226 0810108224 9780810108233 0810108232
OCLC Number: 279698
Notes: Edition originated under the auspices of the Center for Editions of American Authors (Modern Language Association of America).
Description: volumes <1-15> illustrations 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Typee. --
v. 2. Omoo. --
v. 3. Mardi. A voyage thither. --
v. 4. Redburn. --
v. 5. White-Jacket. --
v. 6. Moby-Dick, or The whale. --
v. 7. Pierre, or The ambiguities. --
v. 8. Israel Potter. --
v. 9. The piazza tales. --
v. 10. The confidence man, his masquerade. --
v. 11. Published poems. --
v. 12. Clarel. --
v. 13. Billy Budd, Sailor and Other Uncompleted Writings. --
v. 14. Correspondence. --
v. 15. Journals.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: [editors, Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, G. Thomas Tanselle].

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"At his death, Melville's unpublished manuscripts were consigned to a metal breadbox, where they lay, undisturbed as the grave, for nearly thirty years. When the unassuming receptacle... was finally Read more...

 
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