The Corporeal Self: Allegories of the Body in Melville and Hawthorne / Edition 1

The Corporeal Self: Allegories of the Body in Melville and Hawthorne / Edition 1

by Sharon Cameron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231075693

ISBN-13: 9780231075695

Pub. Date: 07/01/1991

Publisher: Columbia University Press

The Corporeal Self argues that questions about identity, conceived in bodily terms, are not only relevant for Melville and Hawthorne, the two nineteenth-century authors whose works are positioned at opposite extremes of the consideration of human identity, but lie at the heart of the American literary tradition, and have, in that tradition, their own revisionary…  See more details below

Overview

The Corporeal Self argues that questions about identity, conceived in bodily terms, are not only relevant for Melville and Hawthorne, the two nineteenth-century authors whose works are positioned at opposite extremes of the consideration of human identity, but lie at the heart of the American literary tradition, and have, in that tradition, their own revisionary status.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231075695
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1991
Edition description:
Columbia University Press Morningside ed
Pages:
166
Sales rank:
1,280,770
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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