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Melville's short novels : authoritative texts, contexts, criticism

Author: Herman Melville; Dan McCall
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2002.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains a collection of short novels by Herman Melville, with critical explanatory annotation, and includes the stories: "Bartleby, "The Scrivener", "Billy Budd", and "Benito Cereno."
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Genre/Form: Sea fiction
Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Melville's short novels.
New York : Norton, ©2002
(OCoLC)606738398
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; MelvilleHerman; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Dan McCall
ISBN: 0393976416 9780393976410
OCLC Number: 46777535
Description: ix, 408 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Texts of Melville's Short Novels --
Bartleby, The Scrivener --
Benito Cereno --
Billy Budd, Sailor --
Contexts --
Bartleby, The Scrivener --
"Bartleby" and "The Lawyer's Story" / Johannes Dietrich Bergmann --
Bartleby : The Ascetic's Advent / H. Bruce Franklin --
The Transcendentalist / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Benito Cereno --
A Narrative of Voyages and Travels, Chapter XVIII / Amasa Delano --
[On Cannibals] / Herman Melville --
Billy Budd --
[Hawthorne and Melville in Liverpool] / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
From Justice Accused / Robert M. Cover --
Criticism --
Bartleby, The Scrivener --
Melville's Parable of the Walls / Leo Marx --
From Bartleby in Manhattan / Elizabeth Hardwick --
The Reliable Narrator / Dan McCall --
Benito Cereno --
On Benito Cereno : Opposing Views / Yvor Winters and Darrel Abel --
Epigraph to Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man --
[Captain Delano] / Frederick Busch --
[Melville] / Laurie Robertson-Lorant --
[The Yankee Captain] / C.L.R. James --
Whose Foot on Whose Throat? / Glenn C. Altschuler --
A Re-Examination of Melville's Benito Cereno --
The Topicality of Depravity in "Benito Cereno" / Allan Moore Emery --
Benito Cereno / Robert Lowell --
[Mutiny and Slave Revolt] / Michael Rogin --
"Benito Cereno" : Babo as Leader / Richard E. Ray --
Billy Budd --
From The Plot of Billy Budd and the Politics of Interpreting It / Hershel Parker --
[On the Movie Billy Budd] / Paul Bergman and Michael Asinow --
Once Again, "Billy Budd" Is Standing Trial / Tom Goldstein --
[Melville and Revolution] / Carolyn L. Karcher --
From Billy Budd and Melville's Philosophy of War / Joyce Sparer Adler --
[Homosexuality in Billy Budd] / Mervyn Cooke --
[Is Vere a Hero?] / Robert K. Martin Jr. --
[Father and Son in Billy Budd] / Ann Douglas --
[On Billy Budd] / Thomas Mann --
[Melville's Lyricism] / Albert Camus --
An Inside Narrative / Thomas J. Scorza --
The Bible in Billy Budd / Gordon Teskey --
[Compassion and Goodness] / Hannah Arendt --
Billy Budd / Pauline Kael --
[Departure] / Newton Arvin.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Novels.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Dan McCall.
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Collected in this volume are Bartleby the Scrivener, Benito Cereno, and Billy Budd-presented in the best texts available, those published during Melville's lifetime and corrected by the author.  Read more...

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