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Published: 12 October 2021

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780197585566

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Melville's Wisdom

Religion, Skepticism, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Damien B. Schlarb

AAR Academy Series

  • First book-length study of wisdom books and nineteenth-century American literature
  • Connects Melville with recent historical scholarship on canonical texts and wisdom books
  • Provides textual evidence of Melville as a prototypical postsecular author