It’s October 18, and Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick was published on this date in 1851. Herman Melville was a great American writer, and you can read works by more of them when you take our American Literature course. We are happy to offer it among our high school correspondence courses, and many students take it as part of an accredited high school program or as part of an independent study program for credit recovery. Whatever your reason for taking American Literature, we think you’ll have a whale of a time learning about some amazing American authors. Enroll now!