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Redburn, his first voyage

Herman Melville

Redburn, his first voyage

being the sailor-boy confessions and reminiscences of the son-of-a-gentleman, in the merchant service

by Herman Melville

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Herman Melville.
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p.
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21442075M

Redburn: His First Voyage (Dodo Press) Herman Melville () was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. His first two books gained much attention, though they were not bestsellers, and his popularity declined precipitously only a few years later/5(5). LibriVox recording of Redburn: His First Voyage, by Herman Melville. Read by James K. White. Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head was filled with dreams of foreign travel and adventure.

Jan 01,  · Redburn: His First Voyage is a novel by Herman Melville published on September 29, , by Richard Bentley in London and on November 14, , by Harper & Brothers in New York City. The author returned to the tone of his first novels, Typee () and Omoo ().Brand: Mobilereference. Redburn - His First Voyage 0 5 Author: Herman Melville Redburn is a semi-autobiographical novel concerning the sufferings of a refined youth among coarse .

Redburn: His First Voyage A page from The Life and Works of Herman Melville. Redburn: His First Voyage: Publishing history of the first American and British editions The book is intensely interesting, and yet is reared on a basis apparently insufficient. But the great charm of the work is its realness. Redburn: His First Voyage, Being the Sailor-Boy, Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son -of-a-Gentleman, In the Merchant Service (Penguin English Library) by Melville, Herman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at greggdev.com


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Redburn, his first voyage by Herman Melville Download PDF EPUB FB2

Redburn is a book about a young man whose education and experiences lead him to sea totally unprepared, one who has to adapt without any clear guidance, and who in the process finds life at sea both utterly freeing and constraining, and really that young man is Herman Melville and not Wellingborough Redburn/5(16).

redburn his first voyage + white-jacket or the world in a man-of-war + moby-dick or, the whale/5(16). This is a very nice book. It is a coming of age story loosely based on a real voyage he took inthough the book sets the story about Redburn is a young man from a formerly well-to-do family who needs to earn his keep and he chooses to go to sea as a common sailor in a merchantman called 'The Highlander'/5.

Redburn: His First Voyage is the fourth book by the American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in The book is semi-autobiographical and recounts the adventures of a refined youth among coarse and brutal sailors and the seedier areas of Liverpool.

Redburn: His First Voyage is the fourth book by the American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in The book is semi-autobiographical and recounts the adventures of a refined youth among coarse and brutal sailors and the seedier areas of Liverpool.4/5.

Another early novel, Redburn, is set primarily aboard ship. Philosophically, the strength of his early novels is his disdain for the white man trying to force civilization onto a people who were blissfully happy without it.

He particularly objected to the indoctrination of religion. All of the books. Redburn: His First Voyage: Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Herman Melville Full view - May 01,  · Redburn.

His First Voyage Being the Sailor Boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-Of-A-Gentleman in the Merchant Navy Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Sea stories Subject: Autobiographical fiction Subject: Bildungsromans Subject: Young men -- Fiction Subject: Americans -- England -- Fiction.

Read Chapter XXX of Redburn. His First Voyage by Herman Melville. The text begins: Chapter VI. HE IS INITIATED IN THE BUSINESS OF CLEANING OUT THE PIG-PEN, AND SLUSHING DOWN THE TOP-MAST By the time I got back to the ship, every thing was in an uproar.

The pea-jacket man was there, ordering about a good many men in the rigging, and people were bringing off chickens, and. Redburn - His First Voyage by Herman Melville Book Resume: Redburn is a semi-autobiographical novel concerning the sufferings of a refined youth among coarse and brutal sailors and the seedier areas of.

Using Wellingborough Redburn as his persona and narrator, Melville writes of his first voyage overseas, when as a young man of 19 he signs on as a common seaman on board the "Highlander", a merchant ship bount for Liverpool, England.5/5(5).

redburn. his first voyage by herman melville. 2 contents i. how wellingborough redburn's taste for the sea was born and bred in him ii. redburn's departure from home with his prosy old guide-book, he takes a prosy stroll through the town xxxii. the docks xxxiii. the salt-droghers, and german emigrant ships.

4 xxxiv. the irrawaddy. Redburn is the story of a young man’s first voyage at sea, from New York to Liverpool and back, and was based on Melville’s own first experiences as a seaman on a similar voyage, ten years before.

The book was Melville’s attempt at a more commercial sort of fiction – “a plain, straightforward. Redburn: His First Voyage is a novel by Herman Melville published on September 29,by Richard Bentley in London and on November 14,by Harper & Brothers in New York City.

The author returned to the tone of his first novels, Typee () and Omoo (). Free Books of North American Literature in English, PDF, ePub, Mobi, Fb2, Azw3, Kindle Redburn: His First Voyage · Herman Melville · English - [PDF] [ePub] [Kindle] English.

Read Redburn. His First Voyage eBook onlie. The book is wrote by Herman Melville. Redburn: His First Voyage Herman MELVILLE ( - ) Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head was filled with dreams of foreign travel and adventure.

Redburn His First Voyage by Herman Melville Book Resume: Wellington Redburn is a fifteen-year-old from the state of New York, with only one dream - to run away to sea. However, when he does fulfil this long-held fantasy, he quickly finds that reality as a cabin boy is far harsher than he ever imagined.

Redburn: His First Voyage, Being the Sailor-Boy, Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, In the Merchant Service (Kindle Edition) Penguin English Library, Kindle Edition, pagesCited by: Book Overview: Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head was filled with dreams of foreign travel and adventure.

In Redburn, the protagonist enlists for a stint as a seaman aboard Highlander, a merchant ship running between New York and London/5(). REDBURN. HIS FIRST VOYAGE by HERMAN MELVILLE Contents I. HOW WELLINGBOROUGH REDBURN'S TASTE FOR THE SEA WAS BORN AND BRED IN HIM II.

REDBURN'S DEPARTURE FROM HOME III. HE ARRIVES IN TOWN For his books, he said he did not know what I meant by good books; but if I wanted the Newgate Calendar, and Pirate's Own, he could lend them to me.Read Chapter IX of Redburn. His First Voyage by Herman Melville. The text begins: Chapter IX. THE SAILORS BECOMING A LITTLE SOCIAL, REDBURN CONVERSES WITH THEM The latter part of this first long watch that we stood was very pleasant, so far as the weather was concerned.Apr 13,  · chapter xxx redburn grows intolerably flat and stupid over some outlandish old guide-books Chapter XXXI WITH HIS PROSY OLD GUIDE-BOOK, HE TAKES A PROSY STROLL THROUGH THE TOWN Chapter XXXII THE DOCKS.