John Marr and Other Sailors

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Poem by Melville, published in 1888. Besides the vigorous title piece, the collection includes such sea pieces as “Bridegroom Dick,” “Tom Deadlight,” and “Jack Roy.” John Marr and Other Poems (1922) is a selection from all of Melville's poetic works.

Subjects: Literature.

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Herman Melville (1819—1891) American novelist and short-story writer

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