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Kelley, Wyn

A Companion to Herman Melville

Kelley, Wyn - A Companion to Herman Melville, ebook

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In a series of 35 original essays, this companion demonstrates the relevance of Melville’s works in the twenty-first century.

  • Presents 35 original essays by scholars from around the world, representing a range of different approaches to Melville
  • Considers Melville in a global context, and looks at the impact of global economies and technologies on the way people read Melville
  • Takes account of the latest and most sophisticated scholarship, including postcolonial and feminist perspectives
  • Locates Melville in his cultural milieu, revising our views of his politics on race, gender and democracy
  • Reveals Melville as a more contemporary writer than his critics have sometimes assumed

Keywords:

Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Typee, 19th Century American Literature, Novel, Billy Budd, Bartleby the Scrivener, American literary history, American literary criticism, Melville poetry, the Melville Society, Melville revival, Melville and postcolonialism, Melville and feminism, Leviathan, Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies

, 19th Century American Literature
Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Page amount
616 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119117902
Printed ISBN
9781119045274

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