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Herman Melville

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Born on August 1, 1819, Herman Melville was an essayist and novelist most famous for writing Moby Dick, which he dedicated to his close friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne.
  • Footnote: Passport Applications

    Digital copy of Herman Melville's passport application, filed when he was 37 years old.

  • Gutenberg: Herman Melville

    Links to the online works of the author, including Mody Dick, Omoo, and I and my Chimney.

  • Herman Melville's Arrowhead

    The house of the author, a registered national landmark, is a museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The site includes pictures and information about the restoration of the house, membership information, directions to the house, and other resources.

  • The Life and Works of Herman Melville

    This site is dedicated to the dissemination of information about the poet and author on the internet. It contains news about upcoming events, the author's biographies, works, and a link to the mailing list called Ishmail.

  • The Melville Society

    Dedicated to the study and appreciation of the nineteenth-century American author Herman Melville

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