The Complete Works of Herman Melville

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Sprache - Englisch

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Herman Melville" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Novels: Typee Omoo Mardi Redburn White-Jacket Moby-Dick Pierre Israel Potter The Confidence-Man Billy Budd, Sailor Short Stories: The Piazza Bartleby, the Scrivener Benito Cereno The Lightning-Rod Man The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles The Bell-Tower The Apple-Tree Table Jimmy Rose I and My Chimney The Paradise of Bachelors and The Tartarus of Maids Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! The Fiddler Poor Man's Pudding and Rich Man's Crumbs The Happy Failure The 'Gees The Two Temples Daniel Orme Poetry Collections: Clarel – A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War Timoleon and Other Ventures in Minor Verse Weeds and Wildings, With a Rose or Two John Marr and Other Sailors: Bridgeroom Dick Tom Deadlight Jack Roy The Haglets The Aeolian Harp To the Master of the "Meteor" Far off Shore The Man-of-War Hawk The Figure-Head The Good Craft "Snow Bird" Old Counsel The Tuft of Kelp The Maldive Shark To Ned Crossing the Tropics The Berg The Enviable Isles Pebbles Poems from Mardi We Fish Invocation Dirge Marlena Pipe Song Song of Yoomy Gold The Land of Love Essays: Fragments from a Writing Desk Etchings of a Whaling Cruise Authentic Anecdotes of "Old Zack" Mr. Parkman's Tour Cooper's New Novel A Thought on Book-Binding Hawthorne and His Mosses Criticism: Herman Melville by Virginia Woolf Herman Melville's Moby Dick by D.H. Lawrence Herman Melville's Typee and Omoo by D.H. Lawrence Herman Melville (1819-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. His best known works include Typee, an account of his experiences in Polynesian life, its sequel Omoo, and the classic Moby-Dick.

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Herman Melville (1819-1891) remains an iconic figure in the canon of American literature, best known for his epic novel 'Moby-Dick; or, The Whale' (1851). Born in New York City, Melville's rich narrative style often combined his adventurous life experiences with a deep sense of allegory and symbolism. His literary career was marked by a spectrum of works ranging from seafaring tales to complex novels exploring human psyche and existentialism. Before achieving posthumous fame, Melville gained considerable attention with his early adventure novels based on his experiences at sea, such as 'Typee' (1846) and 'Omoo' (1847). However, it was 'Moby-Dick' that would later be considered his magnum opus, despite its initial lukewarm reception. Melville's interface with the dark and enigmatic avenues of life and his eloquent prose, although ahead of its time, eventually carved his place among American literary giants. His mastery is further exhibited across the spectrum of his works, including the novella 'Bartleby, the Scrivener' (1853), and 'Billy Budd, Sailor', published posthumously in 1924. The breadth and depth of his oeuvre are encapsulated in 'The Complete Works of Herman Melville', ensuring Melville's status as an author of profound psychological and philosophical depth whose work continues to inspire and challenge readers and scholars alike.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 5364 Seiten

Größe: 5,2 MB

ISBN: 8596547750239