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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
On Melville.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)572510427
Named Person: Herman Melville; Melville, Herman <1819-1891> - Critique et interprétation.; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis J Budd; Edwin Harrison Cady
ISBN: 0822308673 9780822308676
OCLC Number: 18049183
Description: x, 277 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The anatomy of Melville's fame / O.W. Riegel --
Herman Melville's "I and my chimney" / Merton M. Sealts --
Melville's "Sociality" / R.E. Watters --
Melville's "The Town-ho's story / Sherman Paul --
Melville's "'Soiled' fish of the sea" / John W. Nichol --
Melville on Homer / R.W.B. Lewis --
Some notes on the structure of The confidence man / John G. Cawelti --
Hawthorne, Melville, and "Blackness" / Hubert H. Hoeltje --
The domestic adventurer in Melville's tales / Judith Slater --
Redburn and the failure of mythic criticism / James Schroeter --
"Cock-a-doodle-doo!" and some legends in Melville scholarship / Sidney P. Moss --
Melville and the negro : from Typee to "Benito Cereno" / Eleanor E. Simpson --
Melville's bachelors and maids : interpretation through symbol and metaphor / Beryl Rowland --
Melville and the theme of timonism : from Pierre to The confidence-man / Charles N. Watson, jr. --
Vere's use of the "Forms" : means and ends in Billy Budd / Christopher W. Sten --
The composition of Moby-Dick / James Barbour --
Form as vision in Herman Melville's Clarel / Bryan C. Short --
Moby-Dick : the transformation of the Faustian ethos / Gustaaf Van Cromphout --
Melville's comic debate : geniality and the aesthetics of repose / Joh Bryant.
Series Title: Best from American literature.
Responsibility: edited by Louis J. Budd and Edwin H. Cady.

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"Many of the selections have become standard studies and interpretations: Sherman Paul on 'The Town-Ho's Story,' R. W. B. Lewis on Melville and Homer, Merton Sealts on Melville's 'I and My Chimney,' Read more...

 
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