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Melville's science : "Devilish tantalization of the gods!"

Author: Richard Dean Smith
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1993.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1710.; Garland studies in nineteenth-century American literature, vol. 3.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dean Smith
ISBN: 081531308X 9780815313083
OCLC Number: 27973651
Description: xlii, 340 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface: Nature: the Art of God --
Introduction : fides quaerens intellectum --
Ch. 1. Typee and Omoo: Belzoni's Egyptian catacombs --
Ch. 2. Mardi: a fire in the brine --
Ch. 3. Redburn and White-Jacket: a Scientific professor --
Ch. 4. Moby-Dick: gospel cetology --
Ch. 5. Pierre: nature's cunning alphabet --
Ch. 6. Short Stories: man, the true God --
Ch. 7. The Confidence-Man: by chance or design --
Ch. 8. The Poetry and Clarel: the years about 1859 --
Ch. 9. Billy Budd: according to Nature --
Ch. 10. Melville and Science: this strange mixed affair.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1710.; Garland studies in nineteenth-century American literature, vol. 3.
Responsibility: Richard Dean Smith.

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