The New Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville

The New Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville

Description

The New Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville provides timely, critical essays on Melville's classic works. The essays have been specially commissioned for this volume and provide a complete overview of Melville's career. Melville's major novels are discussed, along with a range of his short fiction and poetry, including neglected works ripe for rediscovery. The volume includes essays on such new topics as Melville and oceanic studies, Melville and animal studies, and Melville and the planetary, along with a number of essays that focus on form and aesthetics. Written at a level both challenging and accessible, this New Companion brings together a team of leading international scholars to offer students of American literature the most comprehensive introduction available to Melville's art.


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Details

Author(s)
Robert S. Levine
Format
Hardback | 282 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 19mm | 590g
Publication date
16 Feb 2015
Publisher
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
2nd ed.
Illustrations note
7 Halftones, unspecified
ISBN10
1107023130
ISBN13
9781107023130