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Melville had to fight, fight against the existing world, against his own very self.” D.H. Lawrence

Melville. Image: Library of America

I’ve recently read Jay Parini’s excellent novel The Passages of Herman Melville, which sent me scurrying back to Van Wyck Brooks’ The Times of Melville & Whitman, an almost revolutionary volume first…

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