Herman Melville
#162 Overall Influence

Herman Melville

American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet

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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 centennial of his birth in 1919 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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#39 World Rank #8 USA Rank
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#109 World Rank #38 USA Rank
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