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Herman Melville's Literary Evolution by Bill Urich

On this day in 1851, Herman Melville publishes Moby-Dick in the US, unleashing literary forces which would torment, vex and flunk countless confused high school students for generations. While Melville earned some praise with the work, even being compared to Shakespeare, others were not so forgiving. “The style of his tale is in places disfigured […]