Herman Melville

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

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American novelist: visits Liverpool 1837, 1856; visits Nathaniel Hawthorne at Southport 1857. Redburn 1849, Moby‐Dick, or, The Whale 1851, Billy Budd written c.1890, published 1924.

Subjects: Literature — Maritime History.

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