Literature - Herman Melville(August 1819 – September an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. The bulk of his writings was published between 1846 and Best known for his whaling novel Moby-Dick
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Louisa May Alcott is widely known as the writer of Little Women. Prompted by her wish to promote womens' roles and her hatred for slavery as a young adult during the Civil War, she volunteered to be a nurse in an army hospital in Washington, D.
"I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship".Louisa May Alcott: author of many fictional stories, though she is best known for "Little Women". (Vintage Louisa May Alcott portrait print)