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A Companion to Herman Melville, Paperback / softback Book

A Companion to Herman Melville Paperback / softback

Edited by Wyn Kelley

Part of the Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture series


In a series of 35 original essays, this companion demonstrates the relevance of Melville s works in the twenty-first century. * Presents 35 original essays by scholars from around the world, representing a range of different approaches to Melville * Considers Melville in a global context, and looks at the impact of global economies and technologies on the way people read Melville * Takes account of the latest and most sophisticated scholarship, including postcolonial and feminist perspectives * Locates Melville in his cultural milieu, revising our views of his politics on race, gender and democracy * Reveals Melville as a more contemporary writer than his critics have sometimes assumed


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 616 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
  • ISBN: 9781119045274



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