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Herman Melville: Works

The works of Herman Melville

Novels
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life (1846)
Omoo: A Narrative of 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 (ca. 1853, since lost)
Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile (1856)
The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade (1857)
Billy Budd, Sailor (An Inside Narrative) (1924)

Short stories
The Piazza Tales (1856)
The Piazza
Bartleby the Scrivener
Benito Cereno
The Lightning-Rod Man
The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles
The Bell-Tower
Uncollected
Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, December 1853)
Poor Man's Pudding and Rich Man's Crumbs (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, June 1854)
The Happy Failure (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, July 1854)
The Fiddler (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, September 1854)
The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, April 1855)
Jimmy Rose (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, November 1855)
The 'Gees (Harper's New Monthly Magazine, March 1856)
I and My Chimney (Putnam's Monthly Magazine, March 1856)
The Apple-Tree Table (Putnam's Monthly Magazine, May 1856)
Unpublished in Melville's lifetime
The Two Temples
Daniel Orme

Poetry
Collections
Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866)
Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land (1876)
John Marr and Other Sailors (1888) Online edition
Timoleon (1891)
Weeds and Wildings, and a Rose or Two (1924)

Uncollected or unpublished poems
Epistle to Daniel Shepherd
Inscription for the Slain at Fredericksburgh
The Admiral of the White
To Tom
Suggested by the Ruins of a Mountain-temple in Arcadia
Puzzlement
The Continents
The Dust-Layers
A Rail Road Cutting near Alexandria in 1855
A Reasonable Constitution
Rammon
A Ditty of Aristippus
In a Nutshell
Adieu

Essays
Fragments from a Writing Desk, No. 1 (Democratic Press, and Lansingburgh Advertiser, May 4, 1839)
Fragments from a Writing Desk, No. 2 (Democratic Press, and Lansingburgh Advertiser, May 18, 1839)
Etchings of a Whaling Cruise (New York Literary World, March 6, 1847)
Authentic Anecdotes of 'Old Zack' (Yankee Doodle, II, excerpted September 4, published in full weekly from July 24 to September 11, 1847)
Mr Parkman's Tour (New York Literary World, March 31, 1849)
Cooper's New Novel (New York Literary World, April 28, 1849)
A Thought on Book-Binding (New York Literary World, March 16, 1850)
Hawthorne and His Mosses (New York Literary World, August 17 and August 24, 1850)

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