Tagged:All posts tagged: Herman Melville

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Writing

5 Signs Herman Melville Truly Loved Nathaniel Hawthorne

Mark Beauregard, author of The Whale, makes a compelling case for why we've reason to believe Herman Melville truly loved Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Books

Required Reading for June, 2016: From The Whale to White Trash

Required Reading this month: Mark Beauregard's 'The Whale,' Nancy Isenberg's 'White Trash,' Jenny Mollen's 'Live Fast Die Hot,' and more.

Culture

Diving Into ‘Heart of the Sea’ With Screenwriter Charles Leavitt

In our interview with 'In the Heart of the Sea' screenwriter Charles Leavitt, we talk Moby-Dick, cannibalism, and more.

Culture

John Carpenter Wins Plagiarism Case Against Luc Besson

A new Moby Dick-inspired game, and emails from Luna Lovegood: it's all in your Daily Blunt.

News

The Great ‘Mocha Dick:’ 6 Quirky Origins of Famous Works of Literature

In 1950, a young writer named Neal typed a letter to his friend Jack. Jack read it, tossed the draft of the novel he was working on, started again with Neal’s voice in his ear, and wrote what would become On the Road.

Culture

Bryan Cranston Plays LBJ for HBO, Woody Allen Mocks Nixon

Bryan Cranston is taking his Tony-winning performance of Lyndon Johnson to HBO, a new Woody Allen short surfaces, and more.