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Herman Melville
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Herman Melville, 1870. Ile pentin bi Joseph Oriel Eaton.
Born 1 August 1819(1819-08-01)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Dee'd 28 September 1891(1891-09-28) (aged 72)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Thrift Novelist, short story writer, teacher, sailor, lecturer, poet, customs inspector
Genre Travelogue, Captivity narrative, Sea story, Gothic Romanticism, Allegory, Taw tale
Leeterar muivement Romanticism
Spoose Elizabeth Knapp Shaw (b.1822- d.1906) (m. 1847–1891)(his daith)
Bairns Malcolm (1849–1867)
Stanwix (1851–1886)
Elizabeth (1853–1908)
Frances (1855–1938)


Herman Melville[lower-alpha 1] (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) wis an American novelist, writer o short stories, an poet frae the American Renaissance period.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Oreeginally spelled "Melvill," efter the daith o Melville's faither in 1832 his mither addit an "e" tae the faimily surname—seemingly at the behest o her son Gansevoort (Parker 1996), 67.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Paul Auster, The Art of Fiction No. 178"
  2. "Albert Camus cites Melville as one of his key influences in a personal letter to Liselotte Dieckmann printed in the French Review in 1998. Template:Issue
  3. "William Faulkner, The Art of Fiction No. 12"
  4. "Studies in Classic American Literature"(1923)
  5. Woodward, Richard B. (April 19, 1992). "Cormac McCarthy's Venomous Fiction ". The New York Times.
  6. Ken Mills (Director) (July 21, 2009). The Cartoonist: Jeff Smith, BONE and the Changing Face of Comics (Documentary). Mills James Productions.