Definition of Herman Melville

1. Noun. United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891).

Exact synonyms: Melville
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

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Herman Hollerith
Herman Melville (current term)
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Herman Wouk
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Hermann Goering
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Literary usage of Herman Melville

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"The romantic name " Herman Melville " must be only a nom de plume. ... The book not only opened a new world, but it gave Herman Melville new terms — like ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"Herman Melville was born in the city of New York, August 1, 1819. ... The boyhood of Herman Melville was passed at Albany and Lansingburgh, New York, ..."

3. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Herman Melville. Lee, meanwhile, was trying desperately to escape the force ... Herman Melville. Grant was generous with the fallen enemy; too generous, ..."

4. The English Review (1848)
"By Herman Melville. 1vol. London: Murray, 1847. 4. Omoo: a Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas, being a Sequel to the "Residence in the Marquesas ..."

5. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nicolas Trübner, Benjamin Moran, Edward Edwards (1859)
"Omoo ; or, Adventures in the South Seas, by Herman Melville. pp. 108. ... Israel Potter; his Fifty Years in Exile, by Herman Melville. Melville. ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1846)
"By Herman Melville. In two volumes. Ne» York: AND PUTNAM. WK had perused this very entertaining work with a great deal of pleasure, from the easy, ..."

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