Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture: A Companion to Herman Melville

Editor/Author Kelley, Wyn
Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $240.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $360.00
ISBN: 978-1-4051-2231-3
Category: Language & Literature - American literature
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available

In a series of original essays, this companion demonstrates the relevance of Melville’s works in the twenty-first century. - Presents 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

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