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Herman Melville (Penguin Lives Biographies)

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Synopsis:

The complex author of the quintessential American masterpiece is demystified by a leading contemporary critic. Hardwick's novelistic flair reveals a former whaleship deck-hand whose voyages were the stuff of travel romances that seduced the public.

Table of Contents

Whaling — New York — Redburn — Typee — Elizabeth — Omoo, Mardi — Moby-Dick — Family, Pierre, "Benito Cereno," "Bartleby, the Scrivener" — Marriage, The Confidence-Man — Hawthorne — Billy Budd — Death — Afterword — Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670891580
Author:
Hardwick, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Viking Adult
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Novelists, American
Subject:
Melville, herman, 1819-1891
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Penguin Lives Biographies
Series Volume:
no. FS-0043
Publication Date:
20000605
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.85x5.37x.69 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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