A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

A Historical Guide to Herman Melville This collection gathers together original essays dealing with Melville s relations with his historical era with class with the marketplace with ethnic otherness and with religion These essays are

  • Title: A Historical Guide to Herman Melville
  • Author: Giles B. Gunn
  • ISBN: 9780195142822
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Paperback
  • This collection gathers together original essays dealing with Melville s relations with his historical era, with class, with the marketplace, with ethnic otherness, and with religion These essays are framed by a new, short biography by Robert Milder, an introduction by Giles Gunn, an illustrated chronology, and a bibliographical essay Taken together, these pieces affordThis collection gathers together original essays dealing with Melville s relations with his historical era, with class, with the marketplace, with ethnic otherness, and with religion These essays are framed by a new, short biography by Robert Milder, an introduction by Giles Gunn, an illustrated chronology, and a bibliographical essay Taken together, these pieces afford a fresh and searching set of perspectives on Melville s connections both with his own age and also with our own This book makes the case, as does no other collection of criticism of its size, for Melville s commanding centrality to nineteenth century American writing.

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