ISBN-10:
052155571X
ISBN-13:
9780521555715
Pub. Date:
05/28/1998
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville / Edition 1

by Robert S. Levine

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ISBN-13: 9780521555715
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology; 1. Introduction Robert S. Levine; 2. 'Race' in Typee and White-Jacket Samuel Otter; 3. The tambourine in glory: African culture and Melville's art Sterling Stuckey; 4. Moby-Dick as revolution John Bryant; 5. Pierre's Domestic Ambiguities Wyn Kelley; 6. 'A- !': unreadability in The Confidence Man Elizabeth Renker; 7. Melville the poet Lawrence Buell; 8. Melville's travelling God Jenny Franchot; 9. Melville and sexuality Robert K. Martin; 10. Melville, labor, and the discourses of reception Cindy Weinstein; 11. 'Bewildering Intertanglement': Melville's engagement with British culture Paul Giles; 12. Afterword Andrew Delbanco.

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