omitir hasta el contenido
The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860 Ver este material de antemano
CerrarVer este material de antemano
Chequeando…

The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860

Autor: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Alma A MacDougall; G Thomas Tanselle; Merton M Sealts
Editorial: Evanston : Northwestern University Press ; Chicago : Newberry Library, 1987.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Ficción : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Base de datos:WorldCat
Resumen:
Included are two sea tales that encompass the essence of Melville's art: "Benito Cereno", an exhilarating account of mutiny and rescue aboard a disabled slave ship, which is a parable of man's struggle against the forces of evil, and "The Encantadas", ten allegorical sketches of the Galapagos Islands, which reveal nature to be both enchanting and horrifying. Two pieces explore themes of isolation and defeat found in  Leer más
Calificación:

basada en 1 calificación/es 0 con reseñas - Ser el primero.

Temas
Más materiales como éste

 

Encontrar un ejemplar en la biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Encontrando bibliotecas que tienen este material…

Detalles

Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Piazza tales.
Evanston : Northwestern University Press ; Chicago : Newberry Library, 1987
(OCoLC)567956805
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Alma A MacDougall; G Thomas Tanselle; Merton M Sealts
ISBN: 0810105500 9780810105508 0810105519 9780810105515
Número OCLC: 16313770
Notas: "The Northwestern-Newberry edition."
Descripción: viii, 847 pages : facsimiles ; 25 cm.
Contenido: The piazza tales --
Uncollected pieces --
Reconstructed lectures --
Attributed pieces --
Editorial appendix.
Responsabilidad: Herman Melville ; this volume edited by Harrison Hayford, Alma A. MacDougall, G. Thomas Tanselle and others ; historical note by Merton M. Sealts, Jr.

Resumen:

Included are two sea tales that encompass the essence of Melville's art: "Benito Cereno", an exhilarating account of mutiny and rescue aboard a disabled slave ship, which is a parable of man's struggle against the forces of evil, and "The Encantadas", ten allegorical sketches of the Galapagos Islands, which reveal nature to be both enchanting and horrifying. Two pieces explore themes of isolation and defeat found in Melville's great novels: "Bartelby, the Scrivener", a prophetically modern story of alienation and loss on nineteenth-century Wall Street, and "The Bell Tower", a Faustian tale about a Renaissance architect who brings about his own violent destruction. The other two works reveal Melville's mastery of very different writing styles: "The Lightning-Rod Man", a satire showcasing his talent for Dickensian comedy, and "The Piazza", the title story of the collection, which anticipates the author's later absorption with poetry.

Reseñas

Reseñas contribuidas por usuarios
Recuperando reseñas de GoodReads…
Recuperando reseñas de DOGObooks…

Etiquetas

Ser el primero.

Materiales similares

Temas relacionados:(4)

Listas de usuarios con este material (1)

Confirmar este pedido

Ya ha pedido este material. Escoja OK si desea procesar el pedido de todos modos.

Datos enlazados


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16313770> # The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "16313770" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Place/evanston> ; # Evanston
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> ; # Chicago
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1117064> ; # Short stories, American
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Topic/american_prose_literature_19th_century> ; # American prose literature--19th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807422> ; # American prose literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800 - 1899
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Topic/short_stories_american_19th_century> ; # Short stories, American--19th century
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.3/e19/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44364114> ; # Merton M. Sealts
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/34482742> ; # Harrison Hayford
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/75590678> ; # Alma A. MacDougall
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/109483425> ; # George Thomas Tanselle
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/27068555> ; # Herman Melville
    schema:datePublished "1987" ;
    schema:description "Included are two sea tales that encompass the essence of Melville's art: "Benito Cereno", an exhilarating account of mutiny and rescue aboard a disabled slave ship, which is a parable of man's struggle against the forces of evil, and "The Encantadas", ten allegorical sketches of the Galapagos Islands, which reveal nature to be both enchanting and horrifying. Two pieces explore themes of isolation and defeat found in Melville's great novels: "Bartelby, the Scrivener", a prophetically modern story of alienation and loss on nineteenth-century Wall Street, and "The Bell Tower", a Faustian tale about a Renaissance architect who brings about his own violent destruction. The other two works reveal Melville's mastery of very different writing styles: "The Lightning-Rod Man", a satire showcasing his talent for Dickensian comedy, and "The Piazza", the title story of the collection, which anticipates the author's later absorption with poetry."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/346580512> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Series/the_writings_of_herman_melville> ; # The writings of Herman Melville ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Series/works> ; # Works.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/567956805> ;
    schema:name "The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860"@en ;
    schema:productID "16313770" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16313770#PublicationEvent/evanston_northwestern_university_press_chicago_newberry_library_1987> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Agent/northwestern_university_press> ; # Northwestern University Press
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Agent/newberry_library> ; # Newberry Library
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810105508> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810105515> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16313770> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> # Chicago
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Chicago" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Agent/newberry_library> # Newberry Library
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Newberry Library" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Agent/northwestern_university_press> # Northwestern University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Northwestern University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Person/melville_herman_1819_1891> # Herman Melville
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1819" ;
    schema:deathDate "1891" ;
    schema:familyName "Melville" ;
    schema:givenName "Herman" ;
    schema:name "Herman Melville" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Series/the_writings_of_herman_melville> # The writings of Herman Melville ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16313770> ; # The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860
    schema:name "The writings of Herman Melville ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346580512#Topic/american_prose_literature_19th_century> # American prose literature--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004407> ;
    schema:name "American prose literature--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1117064> # Short stories, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Short stories, American"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807422> # American prose literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American prose literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109483425> # George Thomas Tanselle
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1934" ;
    schema:familyName "Tanselle" ;
    schema:givenName "George Thomas" ;
    schema:givenName "G. Thomas" ;
    schema:name "George Thomas Tanselle" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27068555> # Herman Melville
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1819" ;
    schema:deathDate "1891" ;
    schema:familyName "Melville" ;
    schema:givenName "Herman" ;
    schema:name "Herman Melville" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34482742> # Harrison Hayford
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hayford" ;
    schema:givenName "Harrison" ;
    schema:name "Harrison Hayford" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44364114> # Merton M. Sealts
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sealts" ;
    schema:givenName "Merton M." ;
    schema:name "Merton M. Sealts" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/75590678> # Alma A. MacDougall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "MacDougall" ;
    schema:givenName "Alma A." ;
    schema:name "Alma A. MacDougall" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810105508>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0810105500" ;
    schema:isbn "9780810105508" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810105515>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0810105519" ;
    schema:isbn "9780810105515" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/567956805>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Piazza tales." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16313770> ; # The piazza tales : and other prose pieces, 1839-1860
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Cerrar ventana

Inicie una sesión con WorldCat 

¿No tienes una cuenta? Puede fácilmente crear una cuenta gratuita.