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Cast by means of figures : Herman Melville's rhetorical development

Author: Bryan Collier Short
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each of Melville's major fictional writings, from "Typee" to "Billy Budd", are examined in this text which traces the structural force and interplay of Melville's key figurative devices. The book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Short, Bryan Collier, 1942-
Cast by means of figures.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)645861040
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Collier Short
ISBN: 0870238124 9780870238123
OCLC Number: 25409142
Description: x, 206 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Manifest: "Cast by Means of Figures" --
"Dumb and deaf": Melville's youth --
""The author at the time": Typee --
"No further connection": Omoo --
"The drawn soul of genius": Mardi --
"More names, than things": Redburn --
"The strong shunning of death": White-Jacket --
"So as to kill time": Moby-Dick --
"Nimble center, circumference elastic": Pierre --
"A dream of the eye": magazine fiction --
"Mysterious touches": The Confidence-Man --
"Such a cynosure": A Pisgah view of Billy Budd --
Topics of fiction.
Responsibility: Bryan C. Short.

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