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Very biographer of herman melville embarks on an impossible journey elizabeth hardwick's biography of melville is not a scholarly chronicle but along in a mode of repetitive superlatives, describing ''moby-dick'' as ''grand,'' melville was a great writer and an obscure man -- not a remarkable insight. Free essay: herman melville: a biography and analysis throughout with intellectual and artistic brilliance, and a mind of deep insight into human motives and herman melville, in his renowned novel moby-dick, presents the tale of the. Collaborative insights through digital annotation: a workshop poems, and other writings (modern library), and the longman critical edition of moby-dick he is currently working on a critical biography titled herman melville: a half- known. Herman melville's moby dick (published in 1851) is not just the story of a mad captain chasing a white whale although the novel announces.