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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, Introductions to Literature, American Literature, Introductions to Literature, 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
608 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119117902
Printed ISBN
9781119045274

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