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Parker, Hershel

Herman Melville

A Biography, 1819-1851

€ 52.84

The first of a two-volume biography of Melville traces his life from his childhood in New York, through his adventures abroad as a sailor, to his creation of Moby-Dick.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations
ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xix
The Flight of the Patrician Wastrel and His Second Son: 1830
1(21)
Herman Melvill`s World, 1819--1830: Manhattan, Albany, Boston
22(28)
``The Terrors of Death``: Albany, 1831--1832
50(16)
The ``Cholera Year``: 1832--1833
66(18)
In the Shadow of the Young Furrier: Herman as Clerk, 1833--1835
84(20)
Clerk, Farmer, Teacher, Polemicist: 1836--May 1838
104(21)
Herman in Lansingburgh: Full-grown and Useless, May 1838--May 1839
125(18)
Sailor and Schoolteacher: 1839--1840
143(23)
West to Seek His Fortune: 1840
166(14)
The First Year of Whaling: 1841
180(24)
Whaler and Runaway: 1842
204(15)
Beachcomber and Whaler: 1842--1843
219(17)
Lahaina and Honolulu: 1843
236(25)
Ordinary Seaman on the United States: 1843--1844
261(28)
Home but Not Home: October 1844
289(27)
The Sailor, the Orator, and the Grand Contested Election: 1844
316(23)
Catching Up: 1844
339(15)
The Sailor at the Writing-Desk: 1844--1845
354(19)
A Manuscript but No Publisher: 1845
373(19)
A Modern Crusoe: 1846
392(17)
International Author and the Man of the Family: 1846
409(22)
The Resurrection of Toby: 1846
431(18)
Winning Elizabeth Shaw and Winning the Harpers: 1846
449(27)
Office-Seeker and Reviewer: 1847
476(22)
Triumphant Author, Triumphant Lover: 1847
498(27)
Scandal and Marriage: 1847
525(21)
Newlyweds in New York City: 1847
546(19)
Mardi as Island-Hopping Symposium: 1847--1848
565(22)
Dollars Be Damned: ``The Red Year Forty-Eight``
587(25)
Malcolm and the Fate of Mardi: 1849
612(24)
Redburn and White-Jacket: Summer 1849
636(25)
London and a Peek at Continental Life: Fall 1849
661(27)
The Breaching of Mocha Dick: January 1850
688(14)
Hiding Out on the Cannibal Island: February--June 1850
702(27)
Pittsfield and Hawthorne: June--7 August 1850
729(23)
Hawthorne and His Mosses: 8 August--September 1850
752(30)
Writing at Arrowhead: October 1850--Mid-January 1851
782(30)
Damned by Dollars: Mid-January--1 May 1851
812(27)
The Final Dash at The Whale: May--September 1851
839(26)
Melville in Triumph: The Whale and the Kraken, September--November 1851
865(20)
Genealogical Charts 885(6)
Documentation 891(22)
Index 913
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
928 pagina's
Januari 2005
1320 gram
226 x 149 x 53 mm
Johns Hopkins University Press us

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