By Wyn Kelley
- Presents 35 unique essays by means of students from world wide, representing various varied methods to Melville
- Considers Melville in a world context, and appears on the influence of world economies and applied sciences at the manner humans learn Melville
- Takes account of the most recent and so much refined scholarship, together with postcolonial and feminist perspectives
- Locates Melville in his cultural milieu, revising our perspectives of his politics on race, gender and democracy
- Reveals Melville as a extra modern author than his critics have occasionally assumed
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A Companion to Herman Melville (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Wyn Kelley