Most widely held works about Herman Melville
Most widely held works by Herman Melville
Moby Dick by Herman Melville ( Book )
443 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in 18 languages and held by 550 libraries worldwide
A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture.
Billy Budd by Herman Melville ( Book )
102 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 113 libraries worldwide
En ung sømands skæbne ombord på et orlogsskib i 1797.
Typee by Herman Melville ( Book )
123 editions published between 1846 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
A ROMANCE OF THE SOUTH SEAS RECORDING THE ADVENTURES OF A WHALING VOYAGE IN THE PACIFIC. "TYPEE" (TAIPE) IS A VALLEY IN ONE OF THE MARQUESAS WHERE MELVILLE WAS KEPT CAPTIVE BY THE NATIVES. THIS BOOK GIVES A VIVID PICTURE OF A CIVILIZED MAN IN CONTACT WITH THE EXOTIC DREAM-LIKE LIFE OF THE TROPICS.
Redburn : his first voyage ; White-jacket, or the world in a man-of-war ; Moby-Dick, or the whale by Herman Melville ( Book )
53 editions published between 1849 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Af forfatteren til Moby Dick.
The confidence-man : his masquerade by Herman Melville ( Book )
47 editions published between 1857 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The name Herman Melville is synonymous with the pinnacle of American literary achievement, and many regard his novel Moby-Dick as the quintessential work of American fiction. In The Confidence-Man, Melville's final major novel, the author explores the motivations, travails, and personalities of a group of boat passengers en route to New Orleans, as well as the mysterious trickster figure who riles things up at the margins of the group.
Weissjacke oder die Welt auf einem Kriegsschiff by Herman Melville ( Book )
35 editions published between 1850 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Bartleby by Herman Melville ( Book )
43 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 63 libraries worldwide
En anonym funktionær, uden fortid, uden fremtid, tyranniserer sine omgivelser med sin stædighed.
Israel Potter : his 50 years of exile by Herman Melville ( Book )
40 editions published between 1854 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Best known for producing one of the masterworks of American literature, the novel Moby-Dick, Herman Melville also branched out into many other genres of writing over the course of his career. The novella Israel Potter: His Fifty Years in Exile was initially published in serial form in a magazine. It offers a fictionalized account of an American-born man whose remarkable life included time spent as a soldier, sailor, prisoner, spy, laborer, and street peddler.
Pierre or, the ambiguities by Herman Melville ( Book )
45 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Den unge rigmand Pierre Glending står over for et ægteskab med den smukke Lucy, da hans halvsøster Isabel dukker op og Pierre fanges i dilemmaet mellem svigt og ansvar.
Omoo : a narrative of adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville ( Book )
37 editions published between 1847 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A failed mutiny lands the narrator in a Tahitian jail where he and his companion, Doctor Long Ghost, are treated with curiosity and kindness. After their eventual release, the two embark on a series of adventures as they work at odd jobs, view traditional rites and customs on the island, and contrive an audience with the Tahitian queen. Thought-provoking, humorous glimpses of a vanished 19th-century world in the South Seas.
Clarel : Gedicht und Pilgerreise im Heiligen Land by Herman Melville ( Book )
21 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Benito Cereno by Herman Melville ( Book )
33 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Mardi and a voyage thither by Herman Melville ( Book )
25 editions published between 1849 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Piazza tales by Herman Melville ( Book )
16 editions published between 1856 and 2000 in English and German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The critically acclaimed author of that behemoth of nineteenth-century fiction, Moby-Dick, Herman Melville was also an accomplished short story writer whom critics say did much to advance the form. The Piazza Tales collects many of Melville's best-known short works, including "Bartleby the Scrivener" and "Benito Cereno."
Billy Budd, sailor and other stories by Herman Melville ( Book )
19 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd : opera in four acts op. 50 : world premiere of the original version ; (live recording) by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Moby Dick oder der Wal by Herman Melville ( Book )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in German and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Moby Dick ( Book )
39 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The writings / 6 Moby-Dick or The whale by Herman Melville ( Book )
22 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in Undetermined and English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The works of Herman Melville 8. Moby-Dick or, the whale by Herman Melville ( Book )
19 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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