Herman Melville Quote


Herman Melville
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Herman MelvilleShare on Facebook

Born: August 1, 1819

Died: September 28, 1891 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, teacher, sailor, lecturer, poet

Bio: Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention, and after a fast-blooming literary success in the late 1840s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mid-1850s and never recovered during his lifetime. When he died in 1891, he was almost completely forgotten.

Quote of the day

When we say the state, the state is We, it is we, it is the proletariat, it is the advanced guard of the working class.

Popular Authors