Herman  (Melvill) Melville

Herman (Melvill) Melville (1819 - 1891)

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Herman Melville formerly Melvill
Born in New York City, New York, USAmap
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Died in New York City, New York, USAmap
Melvill-6 created 25 Feb 2014 | Last modified | Last edit: 7 Nov 2017
16:04: Eric Henderson added Stanwix Melville as child for Herman (Melvill) Melville. [Thank Eric for this]
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Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American writer of novels, short stories and poetry. His contributions to the Western canon are the whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851); the short work Bartleby, the Scrivener (1853) about a clerk in a Wall Street office; the slave ship narrative Benito Cereno (1855); and Billy Budd, Sailor, left unfinished at his death and published in 1924.

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