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A Short and Remarkable History of New York City

Jane Mushabac, Angela Wigan, Museum of the City of New York - History - 1999 - 158 pages
NOW in its fifth Printing which includes the events of September 11, 2001.Selected by the American Association of University Presses as one of The Best of the Best from the ...
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The Weaver-God, He Weaves: Melville and the Poetics of the Novel

Christopher Sten - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 361 pages
Melville has long been regarded as an author of raw genius who knew, or cared, little about the art of the novel, and even harbored hostility toward its conventions. In The ...
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Herman Melville

Harold Bloom - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 165 pages
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Herman Melville: Reassessments

A. Robert Lee - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 221 pages
"He has a very high and noble nature, and [is] better worth immortality than most of us"óso Hawthorne wrote of Herman Melville in his journal for 1856. This collection of ...
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A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

Giles Gunn - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 272 pages
This collection gathers together original essays dealing with Melville's relations with his historical era, with class, with the marketplace, with ethnic otherness, and with ...
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A Reader's Guide to Herman Melville

James Edwin Miller - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 264 pages
This volume examines the novels and poetry of Herman Melville.
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Herman Melville: New Edition

Harold Bloom - American literature - 2008 - 294 pages
Suggests that Melville's rejection of biblical theology finds powerful expression throughout all of his later fictional prose and his verse. This title gathers together some of ...
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Critics on Melville

Thomas J. Rountree - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 128 pages
Critical essays on Melville's fiction and poetry acquaint students with his style and major themes
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Herman Melville

Elizabeth Hardwick - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 161 pages
The life story of the author of Moby-Dick furnishes an analysis of all of Melville's writings and depicts his days as a whaleship deckhand and his bitterness over the public's ...
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