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Strike through the mask : Herman Melville and the scene of writing

Author: Elizabeth Renker
Publisher: Baltimore (Md.) <<The>> Johns Hopkins University Press 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores the anguish involved in the writing of Herman Melville's fiction. It argues that Melville's frustrated engagement with the page - characterized by illegible handwriting, bad  Read more...

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Named Person: Herman Melville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Renker
ISBN: 0801852307 9780801852305
OCLC Number: 1014622518
Description: XXIII, 182 p. ill. 24 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Renker.

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"'Strike through the Mask' offers a fascinating new perspective on Melville's career. From a meticulous scrutiny of the material and visual features of Melville's manuscripts, Renker develops the Read more...

 
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