Herman Melville - Poetry - 2006 - 384 pages
While best known for such novels as his monumental Moby-Dick, Herman Melville was also an extraordinarily gifted poet. This is the most complete anthology of Melville’s poetry ...
Herman Melville - Fiction - 1986 - 385 pages
Seven stories deal with a slave rebellion, an obstinate copyist, an accidental murder, a voyage to the Galapagos Islands, and a bachelors' dinner party
Herman Melville - Fiction - 1976 - 443 pages
The hardships of life at sea and the realities of distant cities provide young Redburn with a startling introduction to the world
Herman Melville - Fiction - 2000 - 441 pages
A nineteenth-century appeal to maintain a decent standard of food for sailors, to care for the sick, and to reduce the frequency of flogging in the navy
Herman Melville - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 361 pages
Male, female, deft, fraudulent, constantly shifting: which of the `masquerade' of passengers on the Mississippi steamboat Fidele is `the confidence man'? The central motif of ...
Herman Melville - Fiction - 1999 - 299 pages
The author's comic experiences in a South Seas setting has him working at odd jobs, viewing traditional rites and customs, and even contriving an audience with the Tahitian Queen.
Herman Melville - Fiction - 2004 - 512 pages
Billy Budd, Sailor and Bartleby, the Scrivener are two of the most revered shorter works of fiction in history. Here, they are collected along with 19 other stories in a ...
Herman Melville - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 259 pages
The entries collected in The Selected Poems of Herman Melville were chosen with literary consideration foremost, but poems of lesser regard also appear in the interest of ...