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Israel Potter

Herman Melville

Israel Potter

his fifty years of exile

by Herman Melville

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Published by Jonathan Cape, Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potter, Israel, -- 1744-1826? -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    WSU MASC copy is: 002-104403472.

    Statementby Herman Melville.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesHis works
    ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16707522M

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Born among the rugged stones of the New England hills, in the Housatonic Valley, Israel Potter grows up with all the virtues of the hard, principled new land.

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    Oct 25,  · Israel Potter well merits the present tribute—­a private of Bunker Hill, who for his faithful services was years ago promoted to a still deeper privacy under the ground, with a posthumous pension, in default of any during life, annually paid him by the spring in ever-new mosses and sward. This edition of Israel Potter, which reproduces the definitive text, includes selections from Potter's autobiography, Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter, the basis for Melville's novel. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading Format: Ebook.


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Author J.K. Rowling's mega-hit series has been translated into over 80 neilsolomonhowe.com: Sharon Gilad. Israel Potter, a Revolutionary War POW, spent 50 years in exile in England, where he met King George III, Benjamin Franklin and a founding father imprisoned in the Tower of London. The British had captured Potter shortly after the Battle of Bunker Hill and took him to England aboard a prison ship.

Long a controversial work, it is Melville's darkest satire of American life and letters and one of his most powerful books. A pivotal work, both for Melville's career and for American literature, Pierre was followed by Israel Potter, the story of a veteran of the Revolution, victim of a thousand mischances, and a long-suffering exile in England.

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Melville's eighth book was begun as a simple rewrite of an obscure little narrative entitled Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter, in which Israel tells the story of his sad fall from Revolutionary hero to London peddler. Following its opening chapter Melville's novel retells that tale, with close adherence to the language and events of the Life, and then, shaking free of the.

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