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Melville, George John Whyte- (1821–1878), novelist and poet

Jessica Hinings

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29343

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Melville, George John Whyte- (1821–1878), novelist and poet, was born on 19 June 1821 at Strathkinness, Fife, the eldest son of Major John Whyte-Melville (1796/7–1883) of Strathkinness, convenor of the county of Fife, and his wife, Catherine Anne Sarah Osborne (1791/2–1878), youngest daughter of ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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