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War in Melville's imagination / Joyce Sparer Adler.


New York : New York University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0814705758, 081470574X

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Subjects Krieg (Motiv)
Krieg.
Literatur.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Melville, Herman.
War in literature.
Series Gotham library of the New York University Press.
Description xi, 189 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Typee and Omoo: of "civilized" war on "savage" peace -- The unifying force in the shaping of Mardi -- White-jacket's center: "So long as a man-of-war exists ..." -- Moby-Dick as symbolic poem of war and peace -- Israel potter: the American Revolution and the forgotten man -- Benito Cereno: Slavery and violence in the Americas -- The "history" of the Indian-hater in its context, The confidence-man: grotesque art for Melville's ideas of the war on the American Indian -- Battle-pieces: Melville's historic tragedy of the Civil War -- Billy Budd and Melville's philosophy of war and peace.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6648375
(OCoLC)ocm06648375
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Adler, Joyce.
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