Herman Melville (Heftet)

An Introduction

Serie: Blackwell Introductions to Literature 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 248
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Introductions to Literature
ISBN/EAN: 9781405131582
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: Herman Melville
This unique introduction explores Herman Melville as he described himself in Billy Budd-"a writer whom few know." Moving beyond the recurring depiction of Melville as the famous author of Moby-Dick, this book traces his development as a writer while providing the basic tools for successful critical reading of his novels. * Offers a brief introduction to Melville, covering all his major works * Showcases Melville's writing process through his correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne * Provides a clear sense of Melville's major themes and preoccupations * Focuses on Typee, Moby-Dick, and Billy Budd in individual chapters * Includes a biography, summary of key works, interpretation, commentary, and an extensive bibliography.

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