Herman Melville

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American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet

Why Is Herman Melville Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Herman Melville 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 novella. Although his reputation was not high at the time of his death, the 1919 centennial of his birth was the starting point of a Melville revival, and Moby-Dick grew to be considered one of the great American novels.

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What Are Herman Melville's Academic Contributions?

Herman Melville is most known for their academic work in the field of education. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

Herman Melville has made the following academic contributions:

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