Herman Melville

Herman Melville

Born Aug 1, 1819
  • Writer, Novelist, Sailor, Poet, Essayist, Customs officer
Herman Melville was an American writer of novels, short stories and poetry. His contributions to the Western canon are the whaling novel Moby-Dick; the short work Bartleby, the Scrivener about a clerk in a Wall Street office; the slave ship narrative Benito Cereno; and Billy Budd, Sailor, left unfin...

Herman Melville Stats


: Herman Melville d'après Pierre ou les Ambiguïtés


: Writer, Novelist, Sailor, Poet, Essayist, Customs officer


: Dutch-American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Aug 1, 1819 - Sep 28, 1891 (72 years old)

Place of Birth

: Manhattan

Date of Death

: Sep 28, 1891

Place of Death

: New York City

Herman Melville Books

  1. 33 poèmes
  2. A Perfect Prodigy
  3. Adventure Classics Collection
  4. An anthology
  5. Arena Bibliothek der Abenteuer, Bd.2, Moby Dick
  6. At the hostelry
  7. Bartelby the Scribe
  8. Bartleby, the Scrivener
  9. Battle-pieces
  10. Battle-pieces and aspects of the war

Herman Melville Subject of Books

  1. Melville: His World and Work
  2. Herman Melville: A Biography Volume 1, 1819-1851