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Hawthorne and Melville : writing a relationship

Author: Jana L Argersinger; Leland S Person
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jana L Argersinger; Leland S Person
ISBN: 9780820330969 0820330965 9780820327518 0820327514
OCLC Number: 180081274
Description: xiv, 378 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Hawthorne and Melville: writing, relationship, and missing letters / Jana L. Argersinger, Leland S. Person --
Mr. Omoo and the Hawthornes: the biographical background / Laurie Robertson-Lorant --
Hawthorne and Melville; or, the ambiguities / Brenda Wineapple --
"The ugly Socrates": Melville, Hawthorne, and the varieties of homoerotic experience / Robert Milder --
"Ineffable socialities": Melville, Hawthorne, and masculine ambivalence in the antebellum marketplace / Gale Temple --
Italy, the Civil War, and the politics of friendship / Dennis Berthold --
Letters on foolscap / Wyn Kelley --
Hawthorne and Melville in the shoals: "Agatha," the trials of authorship, and the dream of collaboration / Wyn Kelley --
"Shanties of chapters and essays": rewriting Moby-Dick / Robert Sattelmeyer --
Genealogical fictions: race in the house of the seven gables and Pierre / Robert S. Levine --
In the Whale's wake: Melville and The Blithedale romance / Thomas R. Mitchell --
"In old Rome's Pantheon": Hawthorne, Melville, and the two republics / Richard Hardack --
Hawthorne, Melville, and the spirits / Ellen Weinauer --
Alienated affections: Hawthorne and Melville's trans-intimate relationship / Christopher Castiglia.
Responsibility: edited by Jana L. Argersinger and Leland S. Person.
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A collection of twelve essays that focus on a number of provocative personal, professional, and literary ambiguities existing between Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne. It also covers topics  Read more...

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