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A companion to Herman Melville, edited by Wyn Kelley

Label
A companion to Herman Melville
Title
A companion to Herman Melville
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wyn Kelley
Contributor
Subject
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 contemporarywriter than his critics have sometimes assumed."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2387
LC item number
.C66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kelley, Wyn
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Series volume
41
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Melville, Herman
Label
A companion to Herman Melville, edited by Wyn Kelley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Travels. A traveling life / L. Robertson-Lorant ; Cosmopolitanism and traveling culture / P. Gibian ; Melville's world readers / A. Lee ; Global Melville / P. Lyons -- Geographies. Science and the earth / B. Harvey ; Ships, whaling, and the sea / M. Bercaw-Edwards ; Pacific paradises / A. Calder ; Atlantic trade / H. Blum ; Ancient lands / B. Ra'ad -- Nations. Democracy and its discontents / D. Berthold ; Urbanization, class struggle, and reform / C. Colatrella ; Wicked books : Melville and religion / H. Obenzinger ; Public life in the institutional nation / C. Castiglia ; Melville, slavery, and the American dilemma / J. Stauffer ; Gender and sexuality / L. Person -- Libraries. The legacy of Britain / R. Grey ; Romantic philosophy, transcendentalism, and nature / R. Permenter ; Literature of exploration and the sea / R. Madison ; Death and literature : Melvile and the epitaph / E. Dryden ; The company of women authors / C. Avallone ; Hawthorne and race / E. Weinauer ; Unlike things must meet and mate : Melville and the visual arts / R. Wallace -- Texts. The motive for metaphor : Typee, Omoo, and Mardi / G. Sanborn ; Artist at work : Redburn, White-Jacket, Moby-Dick, and Pierre / C. Weinstein ; The language of Moby-Dick : read it if you can / M. Lee ; Threading the labyrinth : Moby-Dick as hybrid epic / C. Sten ; The female subject in Pierre and The piazza tales / C. Levander ; Narrative shock in Bartleby, the scrivener, The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids, and Benito Cereno / M. Fisher ; Fluid identity in Israel Potter and The confidence-man / G. Temple ; How Clarel works / S. Otter ; Melville the realist poet / E. Renker ; Melville's transhistorical voice : Billy Budd, sailor and the fragmentation of forms / J. Wenke -- Meanings. The Melville revival / S. Marovitz ; Creating icons : Melville in visual media and popular culture / E. Schultz ; The Melville text / J. Bryant
Control code
64083718
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 582 pages
Isbn
9781405122313
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006003196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781405122313
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)64083718
Label
A companion to Herman Melville, edited by Wyn Kelley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Travels. A traveling life / L. Robertson-Lorant ; Cosmopolitanism and traveling culture / P. Gibian ; Melville's world readers / A. Lee ; Global Melville / P. Lyons -- Geographies. Science and the earth / B. Harvey ; Ships, whaling, and the sea / M. Bercaw-Edwards ; Pacific paradises / A. Calder ; Atlantic trade / H. Blum ; Ancient lands / B. Ra'ad -- Nations. Democracy and its discontents / D. Berthold ; Urbanization, class struggle, and reform / C. Colatrella ; Wicked books : Melville and religion / H. Obenzinger ; Public life in the institutional nation / C. Castiglia ; Melville, slavery, and the American dilemma / J. Stauffer ; Gender and sexuality / L. Person -- Libraries. The legacy of Britain / R. Grey ; Romantic philosophy, transcendentalism, and nature / R. Permenter ; Literature of exploration and the sea / R. Madison ; Death and literature : Melvile and the epitaph / E. Dryden ; The company of women authors / C. Avallone ; Hawthorne and race / E. Weinauer ; Unlike things must meet and mate : Melville and the visual arts / R. Wallace -- Texts. The motive for metaphor : Typee, Omoo, and Mardi / G. Sanborn ; Artist at work : Redburn, White-Jacket, Moby-Dick, and Pierre / C. Weinstein ; The language of Moby-Dick : read it if you can / M. Lee ; Threading the labyrinth : Moby-Dick as hybrid epic / C. Sten ; The female subject in Pierre and The piazza tales / C. Levander ; Narrative shock in Bartleby, the scrivener, The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids, and Benito Cereno / M. Fisher ; Fluid identity in Israel Potter and The confidence-man / G. Temple ; How Clarel works / S. Otter ; Melville the realist poet / E. Renker ; Melville's transhistorical voice : Billy Budd, sailor and the fragmentation of forms / J. Wenke -- Meanings. The Melville revival / S. Marovitz ; Creating icons : Melville in visual media and popular culture / E. Schultz ; The Melville text / J. Bryant
Control code
64083718
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 582 pages
Isbn
9781405122313
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006003196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781405122313
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)64083718

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