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The Resource A Political Companion to Herman Melville, edited by Jason Frank

A Political Companion to Herman Melville, edited by Jason Frank

Label
A Political Companion to Herman Melville
Title
A Political Companion to Herman Melville
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jason Frank
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2388.P6
LC item number
P65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Political companions to great American authors
Label
A Political Companion to Herman Melville, edited by Jason Frank
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: American tragedy: the political thought of Herman Melville / Jason Frank -- Who eats whom? Melville's anthropolitics at the dawn of Pacific imperialism / Kennan Ferguson -- "The end was in the beginning": Melville, Ellison, and the Democratic death of progress in Typee and Omoo / Sophia Mihic -- Chasing the whale: Moby-Dick as political theory / George Shulman -- Ahab, American / Susan McWilliams -- "Mighty lordships in the heart of the republic": the anti-rent subtext to Pierre / Roger W. Hecht -- Melville and the cadaverous triumphs of transcendentalism / Shannon L. Mariotti -- Language and labor, silence and stasis: Bartleby among the philosophers / Kevin Attell -- Melville's "permanent riotacracy" / Michael Jonik -- What Babo saw: Benito Cereno and "the world we live in" / Lawrie Balfour -- "Follow your leader": Benito Cereno and the case of two ships / Tracy B. Strong -- The metaphysics of Indian-hating revisited / Thomas Dumm -- Melville's war poetry and the human form / Roger Berkowitz -- The lyre of Orpheus: aesthetics and authority in Billy Budd / Jason Frank -- Melville's law / Jennifer L. Culbert
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9780813143873
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013033109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn870970356
Label
A Political Companion to Herman Melville, edited by Jason Frank
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: American tragedy: the political thought of Herman Melville / Jason Frank -- Who eats whom? Melville's anthropolitics at the dawn of Pacific imperialism / Kennan Ferguson -- "The end was in the beginning": Melville, Ellison, and the Democratic death of progress in Typee and Omoo / Sophia Mihic -- Chasing the whale: Moby-Dick as political theory / George Shulman -- Ahab, American / Susan McWilliams -- "Mighty lordships in the heart of the republic": the anti-rent subtext to Pierre / Roger W. Hecht -- Melville and the cadaverous triumphs of transcendentalism / Shannon L. Mariotti -- Language and labor, silence and stasis: Bartleby among the philosophers / Kevin Attell -- Melville's "permanent riotacracy" / Michael Jonik -- What Babo saw: Benito Cereno and "the world we live in" / Lawrie Balfour -- "Follow your leader": Benito Cereno and the case of two ships / Tracy B. Strong -- The metaphysics of Indian-hating revisited / Thomas Dumm -- Melville's war poetry and the human form / Roger Berkowitz -- The lyre of Orpheus: aesthetics and authority in Billy Budd / Jason Frank -- Melville's law / Jennifer L. Culbert
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9780813143873
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013033109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn870970356

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