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Delbanco, Andrew

Melville

His World and Work

€ 18.95

A compelling portrait of one of America`s leading literary luminaries chronicles the life and career of the quintessentially American author Herman Melville, tracing his life and literary career to uncover autobiographical elements in his diverse works, discussing the historical and cultural implications of his writing, and assessing his accomplish


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ix
EXTRACTS xiii
PREFACE xxi
PORTRAITS OF HERMAN MELVILLE xxv
INTRODUCTION MELVILLE: FROM HIS TIME TO OURS 3(241)
1. CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH
17(20)
2. GOING NATIVE
37(22)
3. BECOMING A WRITER
59(28)
4. ESCAPE TO NEW YORK
87(35)
5. HUNTING THE WHALE
122(27)
6. CAPTAIN AMERICA
149(27)
7. "HERMAN MELVILLE CRAZY"
176(30)
8. SEEING TOO MUCH
206(16)
9. THE MAGAZINIST
222(22)
10. ADRIFT 244(22)
11. SEASON OF DEATH 266(22)
12. THE QUIET END 288(35)
NOTES 323(64)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 387(2)
INDEX 389
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Paperback / softback
415 pagina's
Januari 2006
418 gram
203 x 133 x 25 mm
Vintage Books us

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