The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville

The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville

by Robert S. Levine
     
 

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The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville is intended to provide a critical introduction to Melville's work. The essays have been specially commissioned for this volume, and provide a comprehensive overview of Melville's career. All of Melville's key works, including Moby-Dick, Typee, White Jacket, The Tambourine in Glory and The Confidence Man, are examined, as well

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The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville is intended to provide a critical introduction to Melville's work. The essays have been specially commissioned for this volume, and provide a comprehensive overview of Melville's career. All of Melville's key works, including Moby-Dick, Typee, White Jacket, The Tambourine in Glory and The Confidence Man, are examined, as well as most of his poetry and short fiction. Written at a level both challenging and accessible, the volume provides fresh perspectives on one of the most significant writers of nineteenth-century America whose work continues to fascinate readers and stimulate new study.

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'Recommended for all libraries collecting materials on the seminal writers of nineteenth-century America.' Reference Reviews

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ISBN-13:
9781139815567
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/17/2012
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
726 KB

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