Herman Melville: Poems

Selected bibliography

  • Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life (1846)
  • Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas (1847)
  • Mardi: And a Voyage Thither (1849)
  • Redburn: His First Voyage (1849)
  • White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War (1850)
  • Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851)
  • Pierre: or, The Ambiguities (1852)
  • Isle of the Cross (1853 unpublished, and now lost)
  • "Bartleby, the Scrivener" (1853) (short story)
  • The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles (1854) (novella, possibly incorporating a short rewrite of the lost Isle of the Cross[133])
  • "Benito Cereno" (1855)
  • Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile (1855)
  • The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade (1857)
  • Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866) (poetry collection)
  • The Martyr (1866) one of poems in a collection, on the death of Lincoln
  • Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land (1876) (epic poem)
  • John Marr and Other Sailors (1888) (poetry collection)
  • Timoleon (1891) (poetry collection)
  • Billy Budd, Sailor (An Inside Narrative) (1891 unfinished, published posthumously in 1924; authoritative edition in 1962)

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