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The Resource The Cambridge introduction to Herman Melville, Kevin J. Hayes

The Cambridge introduction to Herman Melville, Kevin J. Hayes

Label
The Cambridge introduction to Herman Melville
Title
The Cambridge introduction to Herman Melville
Statement of responsibility
Kevin J. Hayes
Title variation
Herman Melville
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Despite its indifferent reception when it was first published in 1851, Moby-Dick is now a central work in the American literary canon. This introduction offers readings of Melville's masterpiece, but it also sets out the key themes, contexts, and critical reception of his entire oeuvre. Kevin J. Hayes provides comprehensive information about Melville's life and works in an accessible book that will be essential for students beginning to read this important author."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes, Kevin J
Dewey number
  • 813/.3
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2386
LC item number
.H35 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Cambridge introductions to literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Melville, Herman
  • Authors, American
  • Melville, Herman
  • Melville, Herman
  • Melville, Herman
  • Melville, Herman
  • Melville, Herman
  • Melville, Herman
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Authors, American
Label
The Cambridge introduction to Herman Melville, Kevin J. Hayes
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-134) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Life -- 2. Contexts -- The existential context -- The historical context -- The urban context -- The visual context -- The psychological context -- The American context -- The context of labor -- The context of slavery -- The world context -- The imaginative context -- 3. Writings -- The faces of Typee -- Omoo : the rover as flaneur -- Becoming a great writer : Mardi, Redburn, White-Jacket -- Confronting Moby-Dick -- Pierre : the making of a tragic hero -- Private letters -- Rewriting history : Israel Potter and "Benito Cereno" -- Modern man : "The lightning-rod man," The confidence-man, "Bartleby, the scrivener" -- Battle-pieces : the voices of war -- Clarel, and American epic -- The return to prose : Burgundy Club sketches, John Marr -- Billy Budd : visions and revisions -- 4. Reception
Control code
161930878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 140 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511611001
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
270c823b-9cc2-4f5d-b60b-f322e769fcea
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)161930878
Label
The Cambridge introduction to Herman Melville, Kevin J. Hayes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-134) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Life -- 2. Contexts -- The existential context -- The historical context -- The urban context -- The visual context -- The psychological context -- The American context -- The context of labor -- The context of slavery -- The world context -- The imaginative context -- 3. Writings -- The faces of Typee -- Omoo : the rover as flaneur -- Becoming a great writer : Mardi, Redburn, White-Jacket -- Confronting Moby-Dick -- Pierre : the making of a tragic hero -- Private letters -- Rewriting history : Israel Potter and "Benito Cereno" -- Modern man : "The lightning-rod man," The confidence-man, "Bartleby, the scrivener" -- Battle-pieces : the voices of war -- Clarel, and American epic -- The return to prose : Burgundy Club sketches, John Marr -- Billy Budd : visions and revisions -- 4. Reception
Control code
161930878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 140 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511611001
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
270c823b-9cc2-4f5d-b60b-f322e769fcea
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)161930878

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