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Herman Melville was the celebrated author of several big 19th-century novels about the sea. Moby-Dick (1851), the story of the fanatical Captain Ahab and his hunt for the great white whale of the title, is now considered one of the classics of American l... More »
Born: August 1, 1819 (age 197), New York City, New York
Died: September 28, 1891

Five Fascinating Facts about Herman Melville | Interesting Literature


Mar 16, 2015 ... Five fun and interesting facts about Herman Melville, the author of Moby-Dick 1. Much of his mature work was a flop during his lifetime. Much of ...

Fun Facts Friday: Herman Melville | Man of la Book


Aug 1, 2014 ... Herman Melville (1 August, 1819 – 28 September, 1891) was an American writer and poet, and writer of short stories. Melville is best known for ...

Herman Melville Facts - SoftSchools


Interesting Herman Melville Facts: Herman's mother added the 'e' to the end of Melvill after her husband's death, making the family surname Melville. Melville's ...

Herman Melville - Author, Poet - Biography.com


Dec 9, 2015 ... Herman Melville was an American author known for his novel Moby Dick. Learn more at Biography.com.

Herman Melville | Biography, Books and Facts - Famous Authors


Herman Melville Biography - In addition to writing many sea novels, Herman Melville is the best known author of the highly acclaimed American novel, Moby ...

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Shmoop guide to Herman Melville facts. Smart, fresh Herman Melville facts written by PhDs and Masters from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.

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Herman Melville Biography - eNotes.com


Examine the life, times, and work of Herman Melville through detailed author ... were regarded simply as interesting travelogues, not the work of a serious writer.

Herman Melville Mob-Dick author: 10 things you need to know - Mirror


Oct 18, 2012 ... To mark the 161st anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick, Google has created a doodle to celebrate the book and author Herman Melville.