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Melville"s marginalia

Herman Melville

Melville"s marginalia

by Herman Melville

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Quotations,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge -- Literature,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Books and reading,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Library,
    • Private libraries -- United States,
    • Marginalia

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by] Walker Cowen.
      SeriesHarvard dissertations in American and English literature
      ContributionsCowen, Wilson Walker, 1934-1987.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2382 .C68 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2385992M
      ISBN 100824000579
      LC Control Number87014952

      This site is dedicated to James Melville, who emigrated from Barrhead, Scotland, in , and to his numerous American out our family tree for a graphic view of our branch of the descendancy.. Visit the famous Melvilles page for a list of how this small family has impacted history and the arts. For a snapshot of our branch of the Melvilles in America view this online genealogy. Herman Melville’s Soft Withdrawal. purpose was to settle the details of the British publication of his fifth book, “White-Jacket.” whose underlinings and marginalia are among the.

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Thomson, James. The City of Dreadful Night. London: Reeves and Turner, Houghton Library, *AC M Zzt. Introduction by Matthew Giordano. The “Online Catalog of Books and Documents Owned, Borrowed and Consulted by Herman Melville” is the product of research and verification by the editors of Melville’s Marginalia Online and of data entry and research assistance by Boise State University student interns James Calentino, Scott Clark, Rachel Hays, Dustin N.

Hunt. From Melville's Marginalia Unknown Binding – January 1, by Susan Howe (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, Melvilles marginalia book picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle Author: Susan Howe. Genre/Form: Quotations Books and reading: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Melville, Herman, Melville's marginalia. New York: Garland, Melville's Marginalia The publication of the final volume in the Northwestern-Newberry edition of The Writings of Herman Melville is being celebrated in the current issue of Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies (June ) with a special section on the history of Followers: Melville's Marginalia Online Division of Research Programs.

Photo caption. Portrait of Herman Melville on a book cover. Courtesy of Melville's Marginalia Online. Browse the books American author Herman Melville read with this digitized collection of annotated books from his library.

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. book selections + tote + print quarterly but to see Melville’s marginalia in his Poetical Works of John Milton is to. Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online Melvilles marginalia book Melville, Herman, Melville's marginalia.

(OCoLC) Named Person. Melville’s marginalia in his American edition of the Hilliard, Gray Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare offer a strong case for digital text analysis among books that survive from his library.

He marked thirty-one plays in the seven-volume set, comprising distinct passages with marginalia that can be attributed to Melville. Melville’s Marginalia Online is one of the most advanced digital projects devoted to an author’s personal library and marginalia.

In addition to the data entry for the front end of the digital archive, staff members of the project have been also marking up the digitised books by Melville using coordinate-capture XML markup, which allows for.

Herman Melville (born Melvill; August 1, – Septem ) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet of the American Renaissance period. Among his best-known works are Moby-Dick (), Typee (), a romanticized account of his experiences in Polynesia, and Billy Budd, Sailor, a posthumously published gh his reputation was not high at the time of his.

A significant number of these are housed in the New York Public Library's Gansevoort-Lansing collection. We are particularly pleased that researchers are now using Melville’s books in their research, since Melville himself was a library user who had consulted books in one of NYPL’s founding collections, the Astor : NYPL Staff.

Herman Melville’s family was descended from Scottish and Dutch settlers of New York and had taken leading roles in the American Revolution and in the early affairs of the United States. One grandfather was a member of the Boston Tea Party, and the other was known for defending Fort Stanwix, New York, against the British.

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman book is the sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee.

A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, the work's genre. Order of Herman Melville Books Herman Melville () was an American author. Melville would gain fame in the s, but it would be short lived and by his death, he was barely remembered. If Dickens was nineteenth-century London personified, Herman Melville was the quintessential American.

With a historian’s perspective and a critic’s insight, award-winning author Andrew Delbanco marvelously demonstrates that Melville was very much a man of his era and that he recorded — in his books, letters, and marginalia; and in conversations with friends like Nathaniel Hawthorne and Reviews: "Marginalia is terrific.

Its creators and writers have taught us all how to discuss and debate profound humanistic scholarship in a readable and accessible way." – Anthony T. Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History, Princeton University "Marginalia is terribly impressive.

The intellectual range, depth, and quality of writing are. The first volume of Hershel Parker's definitive biography of Herman Melville—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize—closed on a mid-November day in In the dining room of the Little Red Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts, Melville had just presented an inscribed copy of his new novel, Moby-Dick, to his intimate friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the man to whom the work was dedicated.4/5(1).

Dan Grossman on Toni Morrison’s Whiteness and the Literary Imagination ()—a book that explores the “Africanist presence” in works by Cather, Hemingway and Faulkner—Morrison charts the vast scope of her enterprise: "Marginalia is terrific.

Its creators and writers have taught us all how to discuss and debate profound. Herman Melville (August 1, – Septem ) was an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. The bulk of. Herman Melville was born in New York City in He worked as a crew member on several vessels beginning inhis experiences spawning his successful early novels Typee () and Omoo ().

Melville used this book extensively after his move to Arrowhead in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Peter Norberg, the Associate General Editor for the Melville’s Marginalia project and our lead contact for work with the Berkshire Athenaeum books, says that Melville probably carried this volume around in his pocket.

It includes two large.Melville was an avid reader with an extensive library, and as he read, he would make notes and underline passages.

This marginalia has become the basis for much of what Melville scholars use to track his thought processes since many of his manuscripts and notes.