Herman Melville


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Noun1.Herman Melville - United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891)Herman Melville - United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891)
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Allan Melville, great-grandfather of Herman Melville, removed from Scotland to America in 1748, and established himself as a merchant in Boston.
On the hither side of Pittsfield sits Herman Melville, shaping out the gigantic conception of his 'White Whale,' while the gigantic shadow of Greylock looms upon him from his study window.
I have made my first literary pilgrimage, a call upon Herman Melville,the renowned author of 'Typee,' etc.
The condition of my right hand obliges me to dictate this to my son; but painful as it is to me to hold a pen, I cannot suffer this letter to reach the hands of a man of so admirable genitis as Herman Melville without begging him to believe me to be, with my own hand, his most respectful and hearty admirer, W.
Richard Henry Stoddard, of American writers, specially knew and appreciated Herman Melville.
A los diecinueve anos de edad, con un futuro incierto en un mediocre empleo bancario, Herman Melville se embarco por primera vez en Nueva York rumbo a Londres, viaje al que siguio una serie de aventuras marinas por varios anos, que serian la materia prima de gran parte de su obra.
Melville in Love: The Secret Life of Herman Melville and the Muse of Moby-Dick.
It was American author Herman Melville who penned the 1851 novel about the obsessive Captain Ahab, whose only motivation was to find and kill Moby Dick after it relieved him of one of his legs on a previous voyage.
This study of modern literature analyzes works by writers including Marquis de Sade, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and Henry James.
In the 1851 novel Moby-Dick, American writer Herman Melville expends 135 chapters and an epilogue documenting Captain Ahab's tragic obsession with the eponymous white whale.
Basada en el libro de Nathaniel Philbrick sobre la historia del naufragio que inspiro Moby Dick a Herman Melville, En el corazon de mar (In the heart of the sea; EU, 2015) amerita un comentario en este espacio no por sus cualidades, que son casi nulas, sino por su deplorable desperdicio de recursos.
In the Heart of the Sea" topbills Chris Hemsworth as the vessel's veteran first mate Owen Chase; Benjamin Walker as its inexperienced Captain, George Pollard; Cillian Murphy as second mate Matthew Joy; and Ben Whishaw as novelist Herman Melville, whose inquiries into the event 30 years later helped bring the story to light.