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Melville and aesthetics

Geoffrey Sanborn

Melville and aesthetics

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General,
  • Aesthetics in literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Samuel Otter and Geoffrey Sanborn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2388.A35 M45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25108880M
    ISBN 109780230113794
    LC Control Number2011005463

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Blubber: Melville's bad writing / Alex Calder --Melville's ornamentation: on irrelevant beauty / Theo Davis --Melvillean provocation and the critical art of devotion / Andrew DuBois --Strange sensations: sex and aesthetics in "The counterpane" / Christopher Looby --Dead bones and honest wonders: the aesthetics of natural science in Moby-Dick.

"Melville and Aesthetics provides a snapshot of Melville criticism as it is currently practiced by some of the field's most accomplished interpreters. The volume treats a wide range of texts by Melville, including the poetry, and essay after essay wrestles with Melville's astonishing stylistic achievements with intelligence and is a Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

"Melville and Aesthetics provides a snapshot of Melville criticism as it is currently practiced by some of the field's most accomplished interpreters. The volume treats a wide range of texts by Melville, including the poetry, and essay after essay wrestles with Melville's astonishing stylistic achievements with intelligence and is a.

In an distinctive and provocative assortment of readings that change all through Melville's career, the contributors take into consideration not solely the sources and implications of Melville's aesthetics, nevertheless the connection between aesthetic criticism, historic analysis, and trendy precept.

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Otter & G. Sanborn --PART I: THE MATTER OF STYLE --Blubber: Melville's Bad Writing; A. Calder --Melville's Ornamentation: On Irrelevant Beauty; T. Davis --Melvillean Provocation and the Critical Art of Devotion; A. Dubois. The Paperback of the The Characteristic Theology of Herman Melville: Aesthetics, Politics, Duplicity by Bradley A.

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He would only continue writing until   C The Authors Journal compilation C The Melville Society and Blackwell Publishing Inc L E V I A T H A N A J O U R N A L O F M E L V I L L E S T U D I E S E X T R A C T S “A Squeeze of the Invisible Hand: Materialist Aesthetics and Capitalism in Moby-Dick” Paul Gilmore California State University, Long Beach “A Squeeze of the.

That was a bridge too far— he could never return to polite society if he allowed this. His choice to leave centered on aesthetics. While he lived with the Typee, Melville was frequently in awe of their way of life; in fact, the book represents to me a powerful allegorical (and direct) questioning of the nature and bounds of civilization.

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He was born years ago, yet Melville is still one of the world's most celebrated authors. The Melville Revival of the s, spurred by the centenary celebration of the author's birth, brought Moby-Dick back into the public eye. Critics and readers returned to the novel, finding new. Moby Dick, novel () by Herman Melville detailing the voyage of the Pequod, a whaling vessel whose captain is intent on finding the white sperm whale Moby Dick.

The novel was not well received when published but now is widely regarded as Melville’s magnum opus and one of the greatest novels in American literature. Melville House is an independent publisher located in Brooklyn, New York.

It was founded in by sculptor Valerie Merians and fiction writer/journalist Dennis Johnson, in order to publish Poetry After 9/11, a book of material culled from Johnson’s groundbreaking MobyLives book material consisted of things sent in to the blog by writers and poets in response to the 9/11 attacks.

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Melville and the Question of Meaning thinks about thinking in Melville. For if Melville’s concerns with interpretation (the contributors to one recent collection variously read the author for "the ‘meaning’ of the characters," the "meaning" of the "body.

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Ishmael describes Ahab as mad in his narration, and it does indeed seem mad to try to fight the forces of nature or God. However, some of the other characters in the novel whom Ishmael labels insane—notably Pip and Gabriel—might be viewed as wise rather than crazy, thus calling into question the possibility of making a clear distinction between sanity and insanity.

He has co-edited Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation (North Carolina, ) and Melville and Aesthetics (Palgrave, ).

He is the editor of Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies and has served on the editorial boards of American Literature, ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance, Nineteenth-Century Literature.

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