The Cambridge companion to Herman Melville

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Cambridge University Press,
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1998.
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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 novels are discussed, as well as most of his poetry and short fiction. Written at a level both challenging and accessible, the volume provides fresh perspectives on an American author whose work continues to fascinate readers and stimulate new study.
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9780521555715
052155571
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table_of_contents "A!"̲̲̲̲̲: unreadability in The Confidence Man /, "Bewildering intertanglement": Melville's engagement with British culture /, "Race" in Typee and White-Jacket /, Introduction /, Melville and sexuality /, Melville and the avenging dream /, Melville the poet /, Melville's traveling God /, Melville, labor, and the discourses of reception /, Moby-Dick as revolution /, Pierre's domestic ambiguities /, Tambourine in glory: African culture and Melville's art /
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