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Hayford, Harrison

Overview
Works: 114 works in 482 publications in 2 languages and 18,395 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Naval history  Sea fiction  Satire  Fictional autobiographies  Action and adventure fiction  History  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Annotator, Donor, ed, Collector
Classifications: PS2384, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Harrison Hayford
 
Most widely held works by Harrison Hayford
Pierre, or, The ambiguities ; Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile ; The piazza tales ; The confidence-man : his masquerade ; Uncollected prose ; Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative) by Herman Melville( Book )

25 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative) by Herman Melville( Book )

51 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through exhaustive study of the manuscript, the editors have evolved the definitive text of Billy Budd, Sailor, which they present here together with extensive notes and commentary
Moby-Dick : an authoritative text by Herman Melville( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om den unge Ismael, hvis eneste ønske er at blive hvalfanger. Sammen med sin indfødte ven får han hyre på en hvalfangerbåd med en gal kaptajn, hvis eneste mål er at få ram på den hvide
Moby-Dick as Doubloon : Essays and Extracts, 1851-1970 by Hershel Parker( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile by Herman Melville( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soldier, sailor, prisoner of war, and spy, Israel Potter's lively career leads to encounters with historic figures such as Ben Franklin, John Paul Jones, and George III. Based on the memoirs of a Revolutionary War veteran, this novel was acclaimed by The Village Voice as "hilarious, tender, expressive." This edition also includes Potter's autobiography, The Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter. "--
The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860 by Herman Melville( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Included are two sea tales that encompass the essence of Melville's art: "Benito Cereno", an exhilarating account of mutiny and rescue aboard a disabled slave ship, which is a parable of man's struggle against the forces of evil, and "The Encantadas", ten allegorical sketches of the Galapagos Islands, which reveal nature to be both enchanting and horrifying. Two pieces explore themes of isolation and defeat found in Melville's great novels: "Bartelby, the Scrivener", a prophetically modern story of alienation and loss on nineteenth-century Wall Street, and "The Bell Tower", a Faustian tale about a Renaissance architect who brings about his own violent destruction. The other two works reveal Melville's mastery of very different writing styles: "The Lightning-Rod Man", a satire showcasing his talent for Dickensian comedy, and "The Piazza", the title story of the collection, which anticipates the author's later absorption with poetry
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Moby Dick (1851) is an epic tale of the conflict between man and his fate. Captain Ahab's obsessive quest to destroy the great white whale that tore off his leg leads the Pequod and its crew to disaster. Melville's extraordinary narrative defies c1assification: it teems with ideas and imagery and the passion of its author."--Jacket
Moby Dick : or The whale by Herman Melville( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young seaman joins the crew of the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick
Moby-Dick, or, The whale by Herman Melville( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic drawings, textual notes, and comments by the American historian supplement Melville's tale about man's futile attempts to control the universe
Clarel, a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy Land by Herman Melville( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omoo; a narrative of adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sailor participates in a whaling ship mutiny, and escapes to the island of Tahiti, in this fictionalized account of Melville's experiences in the South Pacific
The writings by Herman Melville( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Somers mutiny affair : [a book of primary source materials] by Alexander Slidell Mackenzie( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typee, a peep at Polynesian life by Herman Melville( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: Almost from the time of its publication in 1846, Melville's first book, based on his own travels in the South Seas, has been recognized as a classic in the literature of travel and adventure. Although initially rejected as too fantastic to be true, Typee was immensely popular and regarded in Melville's lifetime as his best work. It established his reputation as the literary discoverer of the South Seas and inspired the likes of Jack London and Robert Louis Stevenson. Two common sailors jump ship and are held in benign captivity by Polynesian natives. Through the narrator's eyes we see a literate (if romanticized) portrait of the people and their culture presented in vivid, even scientific, detail. Melville's racy style and irreverence toward Christian missionaries caused a scandal, and critics denounced the narrator's suggestion that the native life might be superior to that of modern civilization. An adventure story above all, albeit one with a philosophical bent, Typee is a combination of elements that even early in Melville's career hinted at the towering ambition he would fulfill with Moby-Dick
Mardi and a voyage thither by Herman Melville( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first volume of Melville's highly symbolic novel about a sailor who encounters bizarre countries and peoples in the South Pacific
White-jacket : or, The world in a man-of-war by Herman Melville( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Melville's own experiences, it explores the fascinating and often harrowing world of a naval fighting ship, the Neversink. The ship becomes for Melville a microcosm of America itself; its hierarchy, social divisions, and cruel practices suggest larger injustices, including slavery
The confidence-man: his masquerade by Herman Melville( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savage irony and black humor as Melville's Confidence-Man strips away the hypocritical pretenses of fellow passengers on a Mississippi steamboat. Originally published 1857
Pierre : or, The ambiguities by Herman Melville( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of an idealistic young man whose steadfast beliefs lead him to destroy his world and himself
Redburn, his first voyage; being the sailor-boy confessions and reminiscences of the son-of-a-gentleman, in the merchant service by Herman Melville( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Redburn charts the coming-of-age of Wellingborough Redburn, a young innocent who embarks on a crossing to Liverpool together with a roguish crew. Once in Liverpool, Redburn encounters the squalid conditions of the city and meets Harry Bolton, a bereft and damaged soul, who takes him on a tour of London that includes a scene of rococo decadence
Journals by Herman Melville( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Pierre, or, The ambiguities ; Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile ; The piazza tales ; The confidence-man : his masquerade ; Uncollected prose ; Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative)
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English (276)

German (3)

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Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative)Moby-Dick : an authoritative textIsrael Potter : his fifty years of exileThe piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860Moby-DickMoby Dick : or The whaleClarel, a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy LandOmoo; a narrative of adventures in the South Seas