Gilbert Brown Wilson musical drama "The White Whale," and gallery program , 1949 and undated.
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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...
Trained as muralist, b. in Terre Haute, Ind. in 1907, d. 1991. From 1940s-1960s worked in various media to interpret MOBY DICK visually. From the description of Gilbert Brown Wilson musical drama "The White Whale," and gallery program , 1949 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 641293278 Gilbert Brown Wilson (b. Mar. 4, 1907, Terre Haute, Indiana-d. Jan. 16, 1991, Fankfort, Kentucky), American painter known for his large-scale murals. From ...