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Higgins, Brian, Parker, Hershel

Reading Melville`s Pierre; Or, the Ambiguities

€ 42.49

Melville`s Pierre; or, The Ambiguities has a storied place in the history of American publishing. Melville began writing this follow-up to Moby-Dick in October 1851, thinking that it might prove even more significant than its predecessor. The 1852 publication of Pierre was catastrophic, however. In Reading Melville`s "Pierre;


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface vii
1. Toward a Kraken Book 1
2. `This dream-house of the earth`: Books I and II 32
3. `The flowing river in the cave of man`: Books III V 57
4. `The manly enthusiast cause`: Books VI XII 81
5. The Pamphlet and the City: The Kraken Ending 112
6. Cobbling the Harper Pierre: January February 1852 144
7. Aftermath 175
8. Faltering Recognition 188 Works Cited 213
Index 219
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Hardback
224 pagina's
Januari 2007
499 gram
229 x 152 x 19 mm
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV PR us

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