\hˈɜːmən mˈɛlvɪl], \hˈɜːmən mˈɛlvɪl], \h_ˈɜː_m_ə_n m_ˈɛ_l_v_ɪ_l]\
Definitions of HERMAN MELVILLE
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A noted American writer of travel and adventure; born at New York, Aug. 1, 1819; died there, Sept. 28, 1891. Going to sea as a cabin-boy, he spent a number of years in travel. His most famous books were "Typee" (1846), and "Omoo" (1847), narrating his adventures in the Marquesas Islands; others were "White Jacket" (1850), "Moby Dick" (1851), and a number of other stories, and three volumes of poems. He lectured in the United States in 1857.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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