A Companion to Herman Melville

Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Jun 24, 2015
Product Number: EB00614761
Released: Jul 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119117902
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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In a series of 35 original essays, this companion demonstrates the relevance of Melville's works in the twenty-first century. -Presents 35 original essays by scholars from around the world, representing a range of different approaches to Melville -Considers Melville in a global context, and looks at the impact of global economies and technologies on the way people read Melville -Takes account of the latest and most sophisticated scholarship, including postcolonial and feminist perspectives -Locates Melville in his cultural milieu, revising our views of his politics on race, gender and democracy -Reveals Melville as a more contemporary writer than his critics have sometimes assumed

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