The Resource Melville biography : an inside narrative, Hershel Parker

Melville biography : an inside narrative, Hershel Parker

Label
Melville biography : an inside narrative
Title
Melville biography
Title remainder
an inside narrative
Statement of responsibility
Hershel Parker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Hershel
Dewey number
813.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2388.B54
LC item number
P37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Hershel
  • Melville, Herman
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Criticism
  • Novelists, American
Label
Melville biography : an inside narrative, Hershel Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-561) and index
Contents
  • Agenda-driven reviewers : Melville in the insular New York newspapers and magazines vs. global loomings from "ragtag bloggers" and litblogs
  • Little Jack Horners and archivophobics
  • Biographical scholars and recidivist critics
  • Presentism in Melville biography
  • The late twentieth-century mini-Melville: New York intellectuals without information
  • The early twenty-first-century mini-Melville : New York intellectuals without information
  • Part III. The biographer in the workshop: demonstrations and challenges:
  • Melville as the "modern Boccaccio" : the fascinations of Fayaway
  • Melville's courtship of Elizabeth Shaw
  • Melville's short run of good luck (1845-1849) : fool's paradise without international copyright
  • Part I. Biographer and biography:
  • Melville without international copyright (1850-1854) : a Harper "sacrifice" for the "public good"
  • Melville and Hawthorne's dinner at the Hotel in Lenox
  • Why Melville took Hawthorne to the Holy Land : biography enhanced by databases and an amateur blogger
  • Melville as a Titan of literature among high-minded British admirers : the Kory-Kory and Queequeg component
  • Damned by dollars : Moby-Dick and the price of genius
  • Melville and the footsteps theory of biography
  • Textual editor as biographer in training : the Norton Moby-Dick and the Northwestern-Newberry writings of Herman Melville
  • Entangled by Pierre : doing biography away from the archives
  • Creating the new Melville log and writing the biography
  • Facts that do not speak for themselves
  • Desiderata and discoveries in traditional archives and databases
  • Part II. Critics vs. biographical scholarship:
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 587 p.
Isbn
9780810127098
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022480
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785079312
  • 635192
  • (OCoLC)ocn785079312
  • 635192
Label
Melville biography : an inside narrative, Hershel Parker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-561) and index
Contents
  • Agenda-driven reviewers : Melville in the insular New York newspapers and magazines vs. global loomings from "ragtag bloggers" and litblogs
  • Little Jack Horners and archivophobics
  • Biographical scholars and recidivist critics
  • Presentism in Melville biography
  • The late twentieth-century mini-Melville: New York intellectuals without information
  • The early twenty-first-century mini-Melville : New York intellectuals without information
  • Part III. The biographer in the workshop: demonstrations and challenges:
  • Melville as the "modern Boccaccio" : the fascinations of Fayaway
  • Melville's courtship of Elizabeth Shaw
  • Melville's short run of good luck (1845-1849) : fool's paradise without international copyright
  • Part I. Biographer and biography:
  • Melville without international copyright (1850-1854) : a Harper "sacrifice" for the "public good"
  • Melville and Hawthorne's dinner at the Hotel in Lenox
  • Why Melville took Hawthorne to the Holy Land : biography enhanced by databases and an amateur blogger
  • Melville as a Titan of literature among high-minded British admirers : the Kory-Kory and Queequeg component
  • Damned by dollars : Moby-Dick and the price of genius
  • Melville and the footsteps theory of biography
  • Textual editor as biographer in training : the Norton Moby-Dick and the Northwestern-Newberry writings of Herman Melville
  • Entangled by Pierre : doing biography away from the archives
  • Creating the new Melville log and writing the biography
  • Facts that do not speak for themselves
  • Desiderata and discoveries in traditional archives and databases
  • Part II. Critics vs. biographical scholarship:
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 587 p.
Isbn
9780810127098
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022480
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785079312
  • 635192
  • (OCoLC)ocn785079312
  • 635192

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