Herman Melville

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Herman Melville is a giant of American literature, whose novels are hailed as literary masterpieces. This eBook offers readers the complete works for the first time in digital print, as well as an array of bonus features. (Version 2)

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* illustrated with many images relating to Melville’s life and works
* annotated with concise introductions to the novels and other works
* ALL the novels, with separate contents tables
* MOBY-DICK and other works are presented with their original illustrations
* images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* the complete short story collections
* rare short stories like DANIEL ORME – first time in digital print
* the complete poetry collections
* the scarce poetry collection WEEDS AND WILDINGS, which Melville wrote for his wife – first time in digital print
* separate CHRONOLOGICAL and ALPHABETICAL contents tables for the poetry – find that special poem easily!
* includes Melville’s complete essays, available nowhere else
* bonus collection of letters by Melville – explore the writer’s personal correspondence
* boasts a special criticism section, with essays by writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf examining Melville’s contribution to literature
* features Raymond Weaver’s seminal biography on Melville, which sparked the great revival in the author
* scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Melville’s immense oeuvre
* US version updated with ‘Billy Budd and Other Prose Pieces’

CONTENTS:

The Novels
Typee
Omoo
Mardi
Redburn
White-Jacket
Moby-Dick
Pierre
Israel Potter
The Confidence-Man
Billy Budd, Sailor

The Short Story Collections
The Piazza Tales
The Apple-Tree Table and Other Sketches
Billy Budd and Other Prose Pieces

The Short Stories
List of the Short Stories

The Poetry Collections
Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War
Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land
John Marr and Other Sailors
Timoleon and Other Ventures
Weeds and Wildings, with a Rose or Two
Uncollected Poems

The Poems
List of Poems in Chronological Order
List of Poems in Alphabetical Order

The Essays
Fragments from a Writing Desk
Etchings of a Whaling Cruise Review
Authentic Anecdotes of ‘Old Zack’
Mr Parkman’s Tour
Cooper’s New Novel
A Thought on Book-Binding
Hawthorne and His Mosses

The Letters
Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville by Meade Minnigerode

The Criticism
The Best Sea-Story Ever Written by Archibald Macmechan
Herman Melville’s Moby Dick by D. H. Lawrence
Herman Melville’s Typee and Omoo by D. H. Lawrence
Herman Melville by Virginia Woolf

The Biography
Herman Melville: Man, Mariner and Mystic by Raymond Weaver

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