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Call me Ishmael

Author: Charles Olson
Publisher: San Francisco, California : City Lights Books, [1966] ©1947
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of critical essays on Melville and his works. Also includes a chronology of events in the author's life.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olson, Charles, 1910-1970.
Call me Ishmael.
San Francisco, Calif. : City Lights Books, ©1947
(OCoLC)568760414
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; William Shakespeare; Herman Melville; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Olson
OCLC Number: 178485
Notes: Published in 1966. See Cook. McPheron gives 1967 as date of publication.
Description: 119 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Call me Ishmael / Charles Olson --
The early novels : Typee, Omoo, Redburn, White-Jacket / Newton Arvin --
The metaphysics of Indian-hating / Hershel Parker --
Melville's gray story : symbols and meaning in "Benito Cereno" / Guy Cardwell --
Melville after Moby-Dick : the tales / R.W.B. Lewis --
Ishmael : the nature and forms of despair / Paul Brodtkorb, Jr. --
Melville the poet / Robert Penn Warren --
The changing face of comedy / Elaine Barry --
Mardi : creating the creative / Richard H. Brodhead --
The entangled text : Pierre and the problem of reading / Edgar A. Dryden --
Form as vision in Clarel / Bryan C. Short --
The Somers mutiny and Billy Budd : Melville in the penal colony / Michael Paul Rogin --
Ahab's name : a reading of "The symphony" / P. Adams Sitney.
Responsibility: Charles Olson.

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A collection of critical essays on Melville and his works. Also includes a chronology of events in the author's life.

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