Herman Melville

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Name: Herman Melville
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Islands of Safety: The Inconsistent Sea, Part 1

Directly in front of the library of my Florida college campus was a huge tree offering plenty of year round shade. The grass was soft enough to sit on and it was usually not overcrowded. Once I discovered it, the tree base became my regular sanctuary; ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The risks of writing

In the 19th century, because of advances in printing technology and growing literacy, the serial novel became an increasingly popular way to deliver written works to the masses.Charles Dickens showed the success of the venture with the publication of ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

KPF’s Pre-Certified LEED Gold Tianjin Riverside 66 Will Be One of China’s Longest Buildings Upon Completion This Fall

Comprising an area of nearly 40 acres, the massive building is designed with 22 seven-story high concrete ribs and over 10,000 panels of glass . After completing the structural frame, KPF snapped several in-progress photographs of the construction site. ... [Published Inhabitat - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Tianjin, Ping Lu, He Ping
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Indiana State English professor wins prestigious award

Even a short conversation with Michael Shelden unearths a bevy of who’s who — whether you’re talking about his writing peers, his biographies’ subject matters or the reviewers of his work.The Indiana State University English professor can add another ... [Published Indiana Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Let the Kids Stay

T here was a time in the not-so-distant past when a swath of the American right was obsessed with an antique British parliamentarian, William Wilberforce. During the exhausted final moments of the Bush presidency, this nineteenth-century crusader — an ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why Now Is the Best Time to Go to Nantucket | John Mariani

"Ant-hill in the sea," Herman Melville called it. A mere hillock, and elbow of sand... Some gamesome wights will tell you that they have to plant weeds there... That pieces of wood in Nantucket are carried about like bits of the true cross in Rome; that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

When Bellow Went Green

by Saul Bellow’s classic novel, Herzog , turns fifty this year. Revisiting the book, Andrew Furman notices an aspect of the plot that had escaped him before – Bellow’s “sensitive evocations of place, particularly green places both within and without the ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

A City Street in Pamplona, the Place that Inspired Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises"

A writer is only as great as his muse. And for many, that muse isn't very good. From broken-down forests, to clichéd seashores, the vast majority of books published in the United States fail to capture the attention of the public at large, mainly because ... [Published Travelers Today - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wyn Kelley sails on the Charles W. Morgan

Wyn Kelley has spent more than 30 years studying the works of Herman Melville — particularly his seminal whaling novel "Moby-Dick" — so she was thrilled to get the chance this summer to sail aboard an actual whaling ship. Chosen from more than 300 applicants, ... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History: August 1, 2014

Today is the 213th day of 2014 and the 42nd day of summer.TODAY’S HISTORY : In 1834, Britain abolished slavery in all of its colonies.In 1876, Colorado was admitted as the 38th U.S. state.In 1957, the United States and Canada announced the formation of ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History for August 1st

Highlights of this day in history: A shooting rampage takes place at the University of Texas clock tower; Germany declares war on Russia in World War I; Adolf Hitler opens the Berlin Olympics; Author Herman Melville born; MTV debuts. (Aug. 1) ... [Published USA Today - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Lego galore! The modern treasure that washes up on our beaches | Life and style

Tiny pieces of Lego have washed up off the coast of Cornwall, spilled 17 years ago from a container ship. Photograph: Tracey Williams/Legolostatsea "There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea," as Herman Melville put it in Moby-Dick, but ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]

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Herman Melville said: "he who has never failed somewhere, that man cannot be great. failure is a test of greatness."

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Tao of Terence: Cannabis: The Central Practice ... [Published Vice Magazine US - 19 hours ago]
Preserving the Galapagos’ Wonder [Published DestinAsian - Aug 19 2014]
Islands of Safety: The Inconsistent Sea, Part 1 [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
The risks of writing [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Aug 18 2014]
KPF’s Pre-Certified LEED Gold Tianjin Riverside... [Published Inhabitat - Aug 14 2014]
Indiana State English professor wins prestigiou... [Published Indiana Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
Tony Greene's Posthumous Triple Feature [Published KCET - Aug 13 2014]
Let the Kids Stay [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 13 2014]
Why Now Is the Best Time to Go to Nantucket | J... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 13 2014]
When Bellow Went Green [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 13 2014]
When Bellow Went Green [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 13 2014]
Why Now Is the Best Time to Go to Nantucket [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
A City Street in Pamplona, the Place that Inspi... [Published Travelers Today - Aug 12 2014]
File failure under E for Experience and learn [Published Taranaki Daily News - Aug 12 2014]
Moving Forward on Offshore Wind in New Bedford:... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 11 2014]
Day Trips: Berkshires [Published NECN.com - Aug 11 2014]
Letter: Considerate officer kind to visitors [Published Berkshire Eagle - Aug 11 2014]
Liberals Need to Take Back the Idea of American... [Published History News Network - Aug 10 2014]
Submissions for “Moby Dick” contest [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Aug 09 2014]
Offshore Energy: In my view whales are better t... [Published New Jersey Online - Aug 09 2014]
Six Degrees of Plagiarism and the Crisis of Ori... [Published Northwestern University - Aug 09 2014]
Postcard From The End of America : Portland [Published Counter Currents - Aug 08 2014]
Farm and Food: Truth is stranger than stretchers [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Aug 08 2014]
Michael Schmidt’s ‘The Novel’ Captures Life, Hi... [Published Pop Matters - Aug 07 2014]
Morgan's 38th voyage is complete [Published TheDay.com - Aug 07 2014]
Taking Tahiti's freighter to paradise [Published Southern Highland News - Aug 05 2014]
Mark Twain to make cameo at Erie library [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Aug 05 2014]
The World's 10 Most Isolated Places to Travel [Published Mens Journal - Aug 05 2014]
With Parent Payout, Clark's Harpooning of BC Sc... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 05 2014]
Paying parents during strike 'crazy' [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Aug 04 2014]
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When Bellow Went Green [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 13 2014]
by Dish Staff Saul Bellow’s classic novel, Herzog , turns fifty this year. Revisiting the book, Andrew Furman notices an aspect of the plot that had escaped him before – Bellow’s “sensitive evocations of place, particularly green places both ...
Moving Forward on Offshore Wind in New Bedford:... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 11 2014]
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York A short walk from the famous Whalemen’s Chapel of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, offshore wind power is getting a major push.  With construction of a new, $100-million marine commerce terminal ...
Wyn Kelley sails on the Charles W. Morgan [Published MIT News feed - Aug 01 2014]
Wyn Kelley has spent more than 30 years studying the works of Herman Melville — particularly his seminal whaling novel "Moby-Dick" — so she was thrilled to get the chance this summer to sail aboard an actual whaling ship. Chosen from more than 300 applicants, ...
History for August 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 01 2014]
History for August 1 - On-This-Day.com :  World Breastfeeding Week begins (Aug 1-7). See  www.lalecheleague.org Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago, IL (Aug 1-3). 23rd anniversary. See  www.lollapalooza.com Twins Day Festival, Twinsburg, ...
Campaigning with Grant [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 28 2014]
by Eric Byrd On Facebook I follow a number of the US Department of the Interior's National Battlefield Parks, National Battle Sites, and Military Parks. In the progress of the Civil War's sesquicentennial each of these sites has had their day ...
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