Israel Potter.

  • 225 Pages
  • 0.34 MB
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  • English
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Constable , London
Potter, Israel, -- 1744-1826? -- Fi
SeriesThe Works of Herman Melville. Standard ed., v. 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2384 I7 1923
The Physical Object
Pagination225p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16217742M

The authoritative edition of Melville's only historical novel Based on the life of an actual soldier who claimed to have fought at Bunker Hill, Israel Potter is unique among Herman Melville's books: a novel in the guise of a biography. In telling the story of Israel Potter's fall from Revolutionary War hero to peddler on the streets of London, where he obtained a livelihood by Cited by: The book is the "real" (and imagined) biography of Israel Potter, a farmer's son who serves in the Revolutionary Army and is wounded at Bunker Hill.

Potter is captured by the British and is sent on his way to England for prison, but he escapes and spends the next several years both trying to avoid further imprisonment and aiding the U.S.

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It was published serially in –55 in Putnam’s Monthly Magazine and in in book form.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholar 4/5(1). Based on the life of an actual soldier who claimed to have fought at Bunker Hill, Israel Potter is unique among Herman Melville's books: a novel in the guise of a biography.

In telling the story of Israel Potter's fall from Revolutionary War hero to. Soldier, sailor, prisoner of war, and spy, Israel Potter's lively career leads to encounters with historic figures such as Ben Franklin, John Paul Jones, and George III.

Based on the memoirs of a Revolutionary War veteran, this novel was acclaimed by The Village Voice as "hilarious, tender, expressive." This edition includes Melville's source material, Life and Remarkable. 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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Unique among Melville's works, Israel Potter was the author's only historical novel, presuming to offer the life history of Revolutionary War figure Israel Potter and featuring characters such as Benjamin Franklin and Ethan Allen.

In offering the manuscript to his publisher, George P. Putnam, Melville assured him, "I engage that the story shall contain nothing of any. Read "Israel Potter His First Fifty Years in Exile" by Herman Melville available from Rakuten Kobo.

A story by the author of Moby Dick, about the American Revolution. Israel Potter is a humble farmer, but joins the revol Brand: The Horsham House Press. 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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Israel Potter | In this spirited saga, a promising young soldier is wounded at the battle of Bunker Hill, sets sail with John Paul Jones, and undertakes espionage at the behest of Benjamin Franklin.

Herman Melville drew upon the obscure memoirs of a Revolutionary War veteran to create his only historical novel, combining Israel Potter's real-life reminiscences with fictional incidents.

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