Herman Melville quotes

About Herman Melville

Herman Melville
Herman Melville was an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. Most of his writings were published between 1846 and 1857. Best known for his sea adventure 'Typee' and his whaling novel 'Moby-Dick', he was almost forgotten during the last thirty years of his life. Melville's writing draws on his... Wikipedia
August 1, 1819, New York City
September 28, 1891, New York City

Related Authors

Mark Twain, detail of photo by Mathew Brady, February 7, 1871
Will Rogers in 1922 by Melbourne Spurr