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Mardi and a Voyage Thither
     

Mardi and a Voyage Thither

by Herman Melville
 

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MARDI is a two-volume early work by Herman Melville. It details the the travelings and musings of a disillusioned American sailor who abandons his whaling vessel to explore the South Pacific. A more philosophical work than Melville's earlier OMOO and TYPEE, the work examines the peoples and cultures of the South Pacific as envisioned by Melville. MARDI includes many

Overview

MARDI is a two-volume early work by Herman Melville. It details the the travelings and musings of a disillusioned American sailor who abandons his whaling vessel to explore the South Pacific. A more philosophical work than Melville's earlier OMOO and TYPEE, the work examines the peoples and cultures of the South Pacific as envisioned by Melville. MARDI includes many similar themes to MOBY DICK and is written in a similar style.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013203167
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was a bestselling American author, widely known for MOBY DICK. His popularity was brief during his lifetime, but a 20th century revival in Melville, along with the posthumous discovery of BILLY BUDD have ensured renewed interest in his works.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
August 1, 1819
Date of Death:
September 28, 1891
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
Attended the Albany Academy in Albany, New York, until age 15

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