A Companion to Herman Melville (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 608
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
ISBN/EAN: 9781405122313
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: A Companion to Herman Melville
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 contemporarywriter than his critics have sometimes assumed

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