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Author: Sheila Post-Lauria
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1996.
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This innovative book makes a major contribution to the current revision of the American literary canon. Challenging the view of Melville as an isolated, alienated genius, Sheila Post-Lauria presents him not only as a writer keenly attuned to the popular culture of his day but also as one who considered reliance upon cultural materials fundamental to his creativity. Firmly grounded in the new scholarship on the  Read more...
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Post-Lauria, Sheila, 1955-
Correspondent colorings.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95037247
(OCoLC)32924448
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Post-Lauria
ISBN: 058508405X 9780585084053
OCLC Number: 43475580
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 276 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Sheila Post-Lauria.

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A critical analysis of the literary figure of Herman Melville and the literary forms he appropriated. The text includes discussion of Melville's works against the background of 19th-century American  Read more...

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