The Resource A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

Label
A Companion to Herman Melville
Title
A Companion to Herman Melville
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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MiAaPQ
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Kelley, Wyn
LC call number
PS2387.C66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Ser
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  • American literature
  • Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation
Label
A Companion to Herman Melville
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=284251
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro -- A Companion to Herman Melville -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Texts and Abbreviations -- Preface -- Part I Travels -- 1 A Traveling Life -- 2 Cosmopolitanism and Traveling Culture -- 3 Melville's World Readers -- 4 Global Melville -- Part II Geographies -- 5 Science and the Earth -- 6 Ships, Whaling, and the Sea -- 7 Pacific Paradises -- 8 Atlantic Trade -- 9 Ancient Lands -- Part III Nations -- 10 Democracy and its Discontents -- 11 Urbanization, Class Struggle, and Reform -- 12 Wicked Books: Melville and Religion -- 13 Pierre's Bad Associations: Public Life in the Institutional Nation -- 14 Melville, Slavery, and the American Dilemma -- 15 Gender and Sexuality -- Part IV Libraries -- 16 The Legacy of Britain -- 17 Romantic Philosophy, Transcendentalism, and Nature -- 18 Literature of Exploration and the Sea -- 19 Death and Literature: Melville and the Epitaph -- 20 The Company of Women Authors -- 21 Hawthorne and Race -- 22 ''Unlike Things Must Meet and Mate'': Melville and the Visual Arts -- Part V Texts -- 23 The Motive for Metaphor: Typee, Omoo, and Mardi -- 24 Artist at Work: Redburn, White-Jacket, Moby-Dick, and Pierre -- 25 The Language of Moby-Dick: ''Read It If You Can'' -- 26 Threading the Labyrinth: Moby-Dick as Hybrid Epic -- 27 The Female Subject in Pierre and The Piazza Tales -- 28 Narrative Shock in ''Bartleby, the Scrivener,'' ''The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids,'' and ''Benito Cereno'' -- 29 Fluid Identity in Israel Potter and The Confidence-Man -- 30 How Clarel Works -- 31 Melville the Realist Poet -- 32 Melville's Transhistorical Voice: Billy Budd, Sailor and the Fragmentation of Forms -- Part VI Meanings -- 33 The Melville Revival -- 34 Creating Icons: Melville in Visual Media and Popular Culture -- 35 The Melville Text -- Index
Control code
EBC284251
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (616 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405171946
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC284251
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL284251
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10158994
  • (OCoLC)86069237
Label
A Companion to Herman Melville
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=284251
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro -- A Companion to Herman Melville -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Texts and Abbreviations -- Preface -- Part I Travels -- 1 A Traveling Life -- 2 Cosmopolitanism and Traveling Culture -- 3 Melville's World Readers -- 4 Global Melville -- Part II Geographies -- 5 Science and the Earth -- 6 Ships, Whaling, and the Sea -- 7 Pacific Paradises -- 8 Atlantic Trade -- 9 Ancient Lands -- Part III Nations -- 10 Democracy and its Discontents -- 11 Urbanization, Class Struggle, and Reform -- 12 Wicked Books: Melville and Religion -- 13 Pierre's Bad Associations: Public Life in the Institutional Nation -- 14 Melville, Slavery, and the American Dilemma -- 15 Gender and Sexuality -- Part IV Libraries -- 16 The Legacy of Britain -- 17 Romantic Philosophy, Transcendentalism, and Nature -- 18 Literature of Exploration and the Sea -- 19 Death and Literature: Melville and the Epitaph -- 20 The Company of Women Authors -- 21 Hawthorne and Race -- 22 ''Unlike Things Must Meet and Mate'': Melville and the Visual Arts -- Part V Texts -- 23 The Motive for Metaphor: Typee, Omoo, and Mardi -- 24 Artist at Work: Redburn, White-Jacket, Moby-Dick, and Pierre -- 25 The Language of Moby-Dick: ''Read It If You Can'' -- 26 Threading the Labyrinth: Moby-Dick as Hybrid Epic -- 27 The Female Subject in Pierre and The Piazza Tales -- 28 Narrative Shock in ''Bartleby, the Scrivener,'' ''The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids,'' and ''Benito Cereno'' -- 29 Fluid Identity in Israel Potter and The Confidence-Man -- 30 How Clarel Works -- 31 Melville the Realist Poet -- 32 Melville's Transhistorical Voice: Billy Budd, Sailor and the Fragmentation of Forms -- Part VI Meanings -- 33 The Melville Revival -- 34 Creating Icons: Melville in Visual Media and Popular Culture -- 35 The Melville Text -- Index
Control code
EBC284251
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (616 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405171946
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC284251
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL284251
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10158994
  • (OCoLC)86069237

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