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The Essential Melville (The Essential Poets Series #3) Herman Melville

The Essential Melville (The Essential Poets Series #3)

Herman Melville

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Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. His first two books gained much attention, though they were not bestsellers, and his popularity declined precipitously only a few years later. By the time of his death he had been almost completely forgotten, but his longest novel, Moby-Dick — largely considered a failure during his lifetime, and most responsible for Melvilles fall from favor with the reading public — was rediscovered in the 20th century as one of the chief literary masterpieces of both American and world literature.-------------------------Herman Melville. (2007, October 19). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:03, October 19, 2007, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_M...