[jahsonic.com] - [Next >>]

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

Lifespan: 1819 - 1891

Related: existentialist literature - 1800s literature - absurdist literature - American literature - Gilles Deleuze (his analysis of Bartleby)

Titles: Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street (1853)

Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street (1853) - Herman Melville [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]

Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby the Scrivener" is among his most important pieces, and has been considered a precursor to Existentialist and Absurdist literature. [Jul 2006]


Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, essayist and poet. During his lifetime, his early novels were popular, but his popularity declined later in his life. By the time of his death he had nearly been forgotten, but his masterpiece, Moby-Dick, was "rediscovered" in the 20th century. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Melville [Mar 2006]

your Amazon recommendations - Jahsonic - early adopter products

Managed Hosting by NG Communications