Herman Melville vs Ralph Waldo Emerson

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American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet
Net worth 2018
Writers
Industry
Writers
New York City
Residence
U.S.
United States
Country
United States
01/08/1819
BirthDay
25/05/1803
September 28, 1891
Died On
April 27, 1882
The Albany Academy (1836–1837), The Albany Academy (1830–1831), Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, Lansingburgh Academy
Education
Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Harvard College, Boston Latin School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1951

It was adopted on screen for Broadway in 1951 and won the Donaldson Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards for best play

1876

In 1876, his epic poem titled ‘Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land’ was published

1866

‘Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War’ was published after the American Civil War in 1866

1857

In 1857, he published ‘The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade’ and after the publication of this novel, he took-up the job of a lecturer

1854

‘Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile’ was published in parts in the ‘Putnam's Magazine’ from July 1854 to March 1855

1853

In November 1853, his short story titled ‘Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street’ was published anonymously in the ‘Putnam's Magazine’ and was also re-published in ‘The Piazza Tales’

1852

In 1852, The Harper & Brothers published ‘Pierre: or, The Ambiguities’, which was one of his most unsuccessful books and was both a critical and a financial failure

1851

In 1851, his most popular work ‘Moby-Dick’ was published

1850

Published in 1850, ‘White-Jacket’ is a book that depicts his experiences in the U

1849

On September 29, 1849, his book ‘Redburn: His First Voyage’ was released

1847

In 1847, he published ‘Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas’, depicting Tahiti and the customs and traditions of the place was published

1846

In 1846, his first book titled ‘Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life’ was published

1841

In 1841, he travelled from Fairhaven, Massachusetts on the whaler ship ‘Acushnet’ and the following year he deserted the ship

1826

In 1826, he was hit by scarlet fever, after which his eye sight became permanently weak