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Herman Melville

Herman Melville was a popular author in the 1840s. He is best known for his novel "Moby Dick."

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was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novelMoby-Dick and the posthumous novella Billy Budd. His first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee, becoming a bestseller), but after a fast-blooming literary success in the late...
Herman Melville was born on August 1, 1819.
  Herman Melville died of heart failure when he was 72. Date of death was September 28, 1891. He died in New York, New York in the United States.
It depends on how you classify it. If during his life then the  answer is either Typee or Omoo, however from the  perspective of today the answer is hands down Moby  Dick
James, according to biographer Clive Humphries, "disappeared for a  period of months into Melville's 'Dick,' only to emerge "aeons  later" to opine: "It's a whale of a tale, I tell you, lads--a whale  of a tale, I know."
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Yes, Herman Melville lived during the American Civil War
Herman Melville is the author of Mardi.
The whale, like the buffalo, will eventually be exterminated. (A+)
I believe Melleville was Victorian Era
  This is truly a matter of opinion. But one of his most recognized works is Moby Dick, which was published in 1851. When this was published, he did NOT become an instant success, but it is now considered one of the greatest literary works of all time. (I actually learned something in English...
He was a well known author.Moby Dick is his most famous book.
Based upon the article linked below, it is highly doubtful.
Most people consider that Herman Melville wrote two masterpieces: Moby Dick, and Billy Budd.
Readers of the 1800s interested in the foreign and exotic caused  them to like sea stories and other travel tales by writers such as  Herman Melville.
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and a poet and most of his work is known for his use of dark romanticism. Melville's most well known novel is Moby Dick.
Billy Bud as a symbol of inncent,who is not corrupted by civil standards is melvile hero . This hero could be consider as Nitzche superman , who widely different from usual people. Billy Bud is moderate , kind , hand some, and strong . He doesn't know what is enemosityt , his conscious is his heart,...
  Herman Meville's first novel was Typee.
He went on a whaler for a year and a half.
  John Brown, who took over the armory in Harpers Ferry, for however briefly, to try and get the slaves to rise up in revolt. He failed at that. Robert E. Lee, then a lieutenant in the United States army, captured him. He was hung for treason, in what was then, Charles Town, Virginia, now in the...
Herman Melville was anti-slavery and wrote many books on the  subject.
Herman Melville Novels:  Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life (1846)  Omoo: A Narrative of the South Seas (1847)   Mardi: And a Voyage Thither (1849)  Redburn: His First Voyage (1849)  White-Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War (1850)  Moby-Dick, or The Whale (1851)  Pierre: or, The Ambiguities...
Herman Melville died on September 28, 1891 at the age of 72.
it wasn't until the after the Melville Revival in the early 20th century his works won awards. his famous book moby dick was hailed one of the literary masterpieces of both americal and world literature. he was the first American author to have his book published in the library of America.
Herman Melville was born on August 1, 1819.
He's a famous author :)
He was born in New York City. And near his death he lived by Hawthorne.
There are many more than three known works of Herman Melville. But  the three best known novels are Typee, Omoo, and  Moby Dick
- We hear much about "walls" in the story and we see them as limiting, restricting space, blocking views, a sense of limited lives without vision (literally and metaphorically) - P.19 (mid paragraph and down) P.24 (2nd paragraph) - the narrator isolates Bartleby from his own human contact but he...
        Differences      similarities        They were born in different places.      In the summer of 1850 both bought a farmhouse in  Massachusetts, less miles from each other.        Hawthorne´s father died at early age meanwhile...
Think about it. We destroyed most of the bison, decimated the American Indians and almost made the whales extinct. And that was before. Just think what we've done since to our natural resources.
  They both were. Melville in Manhattan; Hawthorne in Massachusetts (Boston or Salem)
  Herman Melville (1819-1891), American novelist, was born in New York City.
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He wrote Moby Dick along with two other books. He was also a poet and a short story writer.
Herman Melville was important because he wrote what is known as the greatest novel in the English language, Moby Dick.