Oliver S. Egbert papers, 1935-1983.


Oliver S. Egbert papers, 1935-1983.

Collection includes an unpublished manuscript, "Melville, Rebellious Optimist" ; a holograph manuscript of Elizabeth Shaw and Herman Melville: The Story of Their Family Life; correspondence with publishers, microfilm of recommendations to the Dept. of State for Herman and Gansevoort Melville's consular and other appointments, letters from colleagues, newsletters of the Melville Society, a sketch of Vernon Parrington, clippings and other miscellaneous items.

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Melville, Elizabeth Shaw, 1822-1906

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Parrington, Vernon Louis, 1871-1929

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Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Jay B. Hubbell Center for American Literary Historiography

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Melville society

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Oliver, Egbert S. (Egbert Samuel), 1902-1989

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Professor of American Literature at Willamette University and Portland (Oregon) State University; served as a Fulbright lecturer to India. From the description of Oliver S. Egbert papers, 1935-1983. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744941 ...