beyond the whale

September 14, 2019

In addition to his prodigious prose page count, Herman Melville was a prolific poet. This fall, in celebration of the author’s 200th birthday, Library of America caps its four-volume Herman Melville series (begun 37 years ago with series volume #1) with volume #320, a thousand-page tome gathering Melville’s complete poetry. Read more about the book at Library of America.


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