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Title Melville's evermoving dawn : centennial essays / edited by John Bryant and Robert Milder.

Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1997.


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Description xviii, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "The essays in this volume are the partial fruit of three separate celebrations arranged by the Melville Society in honor of the 1991 centennial of Melville's death ..."--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Persistence of Melville : representative writer for a multicultural age / John Bryant -- Herman Melville : uncommon common sailor / Walter E. Bezanson -- Whose book is Moby-Dick? / Merton M. Sealts -- Melville and the question of American decolonization / Lawrence Buell -- Reading the incomplete / Wai Chee Dimock -- Our crowd, their crowd : race, reader, and Moby-Dick / David Bradley -- Slavery and empire : Melville's "Benito Cereno" / H. Bruce Franklin -- Shadow and veil : Melville and modern black consciousness / Arnold Rampersad -- Melville ; or, Aggression / Richard H. Brodhead -- "Counter natures in mankind" : Hebraism and Hellenism in Clarel / Shirley M. Dettlaff -- Biographers on biography : a panel discussion / Stanton Garner ... [et. al.] -- Lost Poems (1860) and Melville's first urge to write an epic poem / Hershel Parker -- Herman Melville and the customs service / Stanton Garner -- Manuscript, edition, revision : reading Typee with trifocals / John Bryant -- Melvile revises "Art" / Robert C. Ryan -- Imagining Pierre : reading the extra-illustrated Melville / Jean Ashton -- Text of Melville in the twenty-first century / G. Thomas Tanselle -- Overwrought landscape of Pierre / Samuel Otter -- Pierre, Kavanagh, and the Unitarian perplex / John Seelye -- Pierre in a labyrinth : the mysteries and miseries of New York / Wyn Kelley.
Subject Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Bryant, John, 1949-
Milder, Robert.
Melville Society.
ISBN 0873385624 (cloth : alk. paper)

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