Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2005

272 Pages | 24 halftones

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195142822

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A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

Edited by Giles Gunn

Historical Guides to American Authors

This brilliant, original collection of essays on Melville's life and writing makes the case for his centrality both to nineteenth-century writing in America and also to America's understanding of itself. No American literary artist has ever known his fellow citizens in greater depth.