The Resource Melville's folk roots, Kevin J. Hayes, (electronic resource)

Melville's folk roots, Kevin J. Hayes, (electronic resource)

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Melville's folk roots
Title
Melville's folk roots
Statement of responsibility
Kevin J. Hayes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Herman Melville's reputation as a great writer has gradually evolved throughout the past century. Tempered by studies that emphasize the Western literary tradition, literary appreciation for Melville's use of folklore has been slow in developing. This ground-breaking study brings to the forefront the depth of Melville's immersion with borrowing from oral traditions: both music and narrative; tall-tale humor; nautical folklore; superstition; and legend. Though intended as a survey of Melville's use of folklore, this book also is important as a general introduction to his work. Unencumbered by critical jargon and narrated in an engaging manner, this book will appeal t o general readers as well as seasoned scholars of Melville
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
813/.3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2388.F64
LC item number
H39 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Melville's folk roots, Kevin J. Hayes, (electronic resource)
Label
Melville's folk roots, Kevin J. Hayes, (electronic resource)
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Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-126) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Superstition and the sea -- Fiction and folksong -- Proverb and irony -- Phantom sailors -- Tall talk and tall tales -- Redburn and the chapbook -- Moby Dick, legend in the making -- Legend, belief, tradition, and Clarel
Control code
ocn607214421
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 134 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612772028
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
  • lossless
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Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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