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Mardi: And a Voyage Thither By Herman Melville
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Mardi is Melville's first pure fiction work (while featuring fictional narrators, his previous novels were heavily autobiographical). It details (much like Typee and Omoo) the travelings of an... More > American sailor who abandons his whaling vessel to explore the South Pacific. Unlike the first two, however, Mardi is highly philosophical and said to be the first work to show Melville's true potential. The tale begins as a simple narrative, but quickly focuses upon discourse between the main characters and their interactions with the different symbolic countries they encounter. While not as cohesive or lengthy as Moby-Dick, it shares a similar writing style as well as many of the same themes.< Less
Mardi: and a Voyage Thither: Volume I By Herman Melville
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Mardi: and a Voyage Thither: Volume I (In Two Volumes) was published in 1864 by Herman Melville. He was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel... More > Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee, becoming a bestseller), but after a fast-blooming literary success in the late 1840s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mid-1850s and never recovered during his lifetime.< Less
Mardi: And a Voyage Thither: Volume II By Herman Melville
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Mardi: and a Voyage Thither: Volume I (In Two Volumes) was published in 1864 by Herman Melville. He was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel... More > Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee, becoming a bestseller), but after a fast-blooming literary success in the late 1840s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mid-1850s and never recovered during his lifetime.< Less
Mardi: And A Voyage Thither Vol. I By Herman Melville
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Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American writer best known for the novel Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee,... More > became a bestseller), but after a fast-blooming literary success in the late 1840s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mid-1850s and never recovered during his lifetime. -Wikipedia< Less
Travels in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1600) By Paul Hentzner AND Sir Robert Naunton.
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Sir Robert Naunton was of an old family with large estates, settled at Alderton, in Suffolk. He was at Cambridge in the latter years of Elizabeth's reign, having entered as Fellow Commoner at... More > Trinity College, and obtained a Fellowship at Trinity Hall. Naunton went to Scotland in 1589 with an uncle, William Ashby, whom Queen Elizabeth sent thither as Ambassador, and was despatched to Elizabeth's court from Scotland as a trusty messenger. In 1596-7 he was in France, and corresponded with the Earl of Essex, who was his friend. After the fall of Essex he returned to Cambridge, and was made Proctor of the University in 1601, three years after Paul Hentzner's visit to England.< Less
Travels in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1600) By Paul Hentzner AND Sir Robert Naunton.
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Sir Robert Naunton was of an old family with large estates, settled at Alderton, in Suffolk. He was at Cambridge in the latter years of Elizabeth's reign, having entered as Fellow Commoner at... More > Trinity College, and obtained a Fellowship at Trinity Hall. Naunton went to Scotland in 1589 with an uncle, William Ashby, whom Queen Elizabeth sent thither as Ambassador, and was despatched to Elizabeth's court from Scotland as a trusty messenger. In 1596-7 he was in France, and corresponded with the Earl of Essex, who was his friend. After the fall of Essex he returned to Cambridge, and was made Proctor of the University in 1601, three years after Paul Hentzner's visit to England.< Less
Emmeline : The Orphan of the Castle (Illustrated) By Charlotte Turner Smith
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“In a remote part of the county of Pembroke, is an old building, formerly of great strength, and inhabited for centuries by the ancient family of Mowbray; to the sole remaining branch of which... More > it still belonged, tho' it was, at the time this history commences, inhabited only by servants; and the greater part of it was gone to decay. A few rooms only had been occasionally repaired to accommodate the proprietor, when he found it necessary to come thither to receive his rents, or to inspect the condition of the estate; which however happened so seldom, that during the twelve years he had been master of it, he had only once visited the castle for a few days.”< Less
The Works of Herman Melville By Herman Melville
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This collection of the works of Herman Melville, 1819–1891, contains the following books: Novels: Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life, Omoo: A Narrative of the South Seas, Mardi: And a Voyage... More > Thither (Complete Vol.1-2), Redburn: His First Voyage, White-Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War, Moby Dick; or the Whale, Pierre: or, The Ambiguities, Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile, The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade Poetry: Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, John Marr and Other Poems Short Stories in a Collection: The Piazza Tales< Less
Nature By Martinez Roberson
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Here, where the World Is quiet There, where all trouble seems Dead winds' and spent waves' Riot In time dreams of dreams; I watch the green field Growing for keeping dirt Fresh and sowing, Harvest... More > Season and mowing, a sleeply Nature of tears and laughter, A Poet writes that word of Intelligent may come Naturely I am reading books of Days Experience desires and dreams And powers and everything Only art here Life has Nature For neighbor and far from Poetry or best wan waves and Wet rain labor winds strong Ships and spirits steer; they Drive a drift, and whither wot Not who make thither; Nature Sweet hither, pale, without Name or number In fruitless Fields of corn all Night till Good light Is Born.< Less
Living's Wealth Paperback By John Justice
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A compelling allegory of today's Credit-Communism usurping Power and destroying the Forces which must act together to defeat it. Living is a town where Achievement, his wife Quality and their three... More > children, Health, Wealth, and Happiness live. Thither comes Credit and his wife Promises. Credit hypnotizes Wealth and steals her away, while Promises commands Poverty and Slavery to deal with Living. What happens next? Who survives and who doesn't? Will Credit and Promises succeed in turning Living into a city like their own Smoke and Mirrors? With rape, murder, violence by good and bad, this allegorical play is blatant, revolutionary, and in-your-face. No actor's play, this is pure Philosophy!< Less