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Title The critical response to Herman Melville's Moby-Dick / edited by Kevin J. Hayes
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994


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 W'PONDS  810.3 M5314 A6/M6Ha  AVAILABLE
Description xxviii, 255 pages ; 25 cm
Series Critical responses in arts and letters, 1057-0993 ; no. 13
Critical responses in arts and letters ; no. 13
Contents Series Foreword / Cameron Northouse -- Introduction: Moby-Dick and the Aesthetics of Response -- Contemporary Reviews. Rhapsody Run Mad / Anonymous. Heroics and Horrors / Anonymous. A Strange, Wild, Weird Book / George Henry Lewes. A Book of Extraordinary Merit / Anonymous. The Judgment Day Will Hold Him Liable / Anonymous. Vile Overdaubing with a Coat of Book-Learning and Mysticism / Anonymous. Wildly Imaginative and Truly Thrilling / Anonymous. An Intellectual Chowder / Evert Duyckinck. His Whole Soul Is Rapt in His Subject / Anonymous -- The Melville Revival. A Medley of Noble Impassioned Thoughts / W. Clark Russell. The Practical with the Ideal / H. S. Salt. A Strange, Conglomerate Book / William B. Cairns. "Moby Dick" and the Years to Come / Anonymous. Romance and Adventure / Anonymous. "Moby Dick" / E. L. Grant Watson. A Moby-Dick Testimonial: "A Wayfarer" / H. W. Massingham. Not Everybody's Book / Frank Swinnerton. Great Names: Herman Melville / Viola Meynell
The Crown of Melville's Artistic Achievement / J. C. Squire. An Introduction to Herman Melville's Moby-Dick: or the Whale / A. S. W. Rosenbach. Mr. Melville's "Moby-Dick" / Carl Van Doren. A Magnificent Feeling / Charles Burchfield. Herman Melville / Thomas Moult. Who Is Melville? / Anonymous. Footnote to Bartlett's / Christopher Morley -- Academic Attention. Melville's Struggle with the Angel / Leon Howard. Moby-Dick: Work of Art / Walter E. Bezanson. Moby-Dick and the American West / Edwin Fussell. Moby-Dick: Line and Circle / John Seelye. Ishmael's Godly Gamesomeness: Selftaste and Rhetoric in Moby-Dick / Warwick Wadlington. "Loomings": Yarns and Figures in the Fabric / Harrison Hayford. Ahab Gets Girl, or Herman Melville Goes to the Movies / Edward Stone. The Madness of Ahab / Henry Nash Smith. Herman Melville and the Example of Sir Thomas Browne / Brian Foley. Moby-Dick and the Spirit of Revolution / Mark Niemeyer
Analysis English fiction
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-245) and index
Subject Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick.
Sea stories, American -- History and criticism.
Whales in literature.
Whaling in literature.
Author Hayes, Kevin J.
LC no. 94013086
ISBN 0313287724 (hardcover : alk. paper)