American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

Episode 4: Omoo: I Prefer Not to Sail

Herman Melville's second novel Omoo explores the vagabonds and wanderers of the colonial Pacific. But before our heroes can join that cast of fascinating figures, they will need to find a way off of their ship and away from their captain.
Enjoy as work resistance becomes rebellion.

Episode 3: Typee-Conclusion

In this episode, I complete my analysis of Herman Melville's Typee and explore some of the major themes of the novel. We say goodbye to the Marqueses, for now.

Episode 2: Sailor Ethnography

In the second hundred pages of Herman Melvill'e Typee, our narrator settles into life with the cannibal Typee and decides to become an anthropologist.

Episode 1: Starting in the Pacific

Welcome to the first episode of the American Writers: One Hundred Pages at a Time podcast. In this first episode we explore the first 100 pages of Herman Melville's first novel, Typee.

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