By Herman Melville

ISBN-10: 0810120097

ISBN-13: 9780810120099

The letters through and to Melville during this quantity expand from letters he wrote on the age of 9 in 1828 to ones he despatched and got in the course of the yr ahead of his loss of life at seventy-two in 1891. To fill the gaps in the correspondence, 542 editorial entries are chronologically interspersed for letters either by means of and to Melville for which no complete textual content has been situated yet for which a few proof survives.

This scholarly version provides a textual content as on the subject of the author's purpose as his tough handwriting or different surviving facts allows. Fifty-two newly came across letters via Melville, greater than 1/2 that are awarded the following for the 1st time, are extra to these published within the 1960 variation. this article is an authorized textual content of the heart for versions of yank Authors (Modern Language organization of America).

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Duyckinck: courtesy of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations (Print Collection). Richard Bentley: Extracts from LE LlVRE (Edinburgh: Clark, 1886), facing p. I. John Murray III: F. Espinasse, “The House of Murray,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine (September, 1885), p. 520. Page xvi George L. Duyckinck: frontispiece to vol. II of Cyclopædia of American Literature, rev. ed. (Philadelphia: Zell, 1875). The Harper brothers: photograph by Mathew Brady, c.

The Osborne Collection,” Melville Society Extracts 61 (February 1985), 8–9 (with reproduction), and T. , and Jon D. Swartz, The Osborne Collection of Melville Materials at Southwestern University (Georgetown, Texas: Cody Memorial Library, 1985), pp. 2, 8 (also with reproduction). TEXTUAL NOTE: Aunt] possibly before Lucy where a piece of manuscript is now torn out TO CATHERINE VAN SCHAICK GANSEVOORT 11 OCTOBER 1828 • NEW YORK Melville’s “third letter” gives a slightly fuller account of his studies at the New-York Male High School.

75 cm part-sheet (torn along both sides and also cut and torn unevenly at the top), folded in half, of white wove paper, watermarked with the partial initials “J W &;”. Melville inscribed the first page, in ink, and addressed the fourth page “To) | Miss Lucy Melvill. ” Davis-Gilman Unlocated 272. LOCATION: Osborne Collection, Cody Memorial Library, Southwestern University. PUBLICATION: (simultaneous) T. , “The Osborne Collection,” Melville Society Extracts 61 (February 1985), 8–9 (with reproduction), and T.

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