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Melville and Melville studies in Japan

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Appreciation -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kenzaburō Ōhashi.
    SeriesContributions in American studies,, no. 103
    ContributionsŌhashi, Kenzaburō, 1919-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2387 .M38 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1732040M
    ISBN 100313286221
    LC Control Number92036613

    Call me Ishmael! By the far the most famous of Herman Melville's novels, Moby-Dick (as it was originally titled) was actually a commercial flop when it was first published. How surprised Melville would be to find that it's his biggest hit years later. It's a metaphysical mind-bender and a killer adventure g: Japan. The following books will be provided to Institute Participants prior to their arrival in New Bedford. Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, or The Whale. John Bryant and Haskell Springer, eds. (Longman, ). This innovative, scholarly edition of Moby-Dick offers unprecedented access to the revisions Herman Melville made to the original American version of the novel and Missing: Japan.

    This book testifies that these discussions continue. A founding member of the Melville Society Cultural Project, Elizabeth Schultz is the author of “Unpainted to the Last”: Moby-Dick and Twentieth-Century American Art, Shoreline: Seasons at the Lake, and numerous essays on g: Japan. Description. The first collection of original critical essays on Melville’s poetry. Herman Melville’s literary reputation is based chiefly on his fiction, especially Moby-Dick and Billy he was a gifted poet, as evidenced by his collection of Civil War poems, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (), and by his epic-length poem, Clarel (), a symbolic rendering of his Cited by:

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Prior to World War II, the Japanese read such writers as Washington Irving, Poe, and Hawthorne, partly to practice their English. This book is the first English-language volume of Japanese scholarship on Melville.

With chapters contributed by the leading scholars in Japan, it presents a variety of attitudes from the traditional to the new. Following the introduction, the volume opens with a chapter by Kenzaburo Ohashi on Melville's reception in Japan.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction / M. Shimura Melville in Japan: reception among writers and critics / K. Ohashi The literary interaction between Hawthorne and Melville after Moby-Dick / G. Sugiura A bird in an out-of-joint time: Captain Abah in Moby-Dick / A.

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Melville Jean Herskovits (Septem – Febru ) was an American anthropologist who helped establish African and African-American studies in American is known for exploring the cultural continuity from African cultures as expressed in African-American communities.

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