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Hawthorne and Melville : writing a relationship

Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne met in 1850 and enjoyed for sixteen months an intense but brief friendship. Taking advantage of new interpretive tools such as queer theory, globalist sudies, political and social ideology, marketplace analysis, psychoanalytical and philosophical applications to literature, masculinist theory, and critical studies of race, the twelve essays in this book focus on a number of provocative personal, professsional, and literary ambiguities existing between the two writers
Print Book, English, ©2008
University of Georgia Press, Athens, ©2008