The value of Herman Melville /

In The Value of Herman Melville, Geoffrey Sanborn presents Melville to us neither as a somber purveyor of dark truths nor as an ironist who has outthought us in advance but as a quasi-maternal provider, a writer who wants more than anything else to supply us with the means of enriching our experienc...

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Main Author: Sanborn, Geoffrey (Author)
Format: Manuscript Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. Living the Experience
  • 2. He Knew Not What It Would Become
  • 3. Grief's Fire
  • 4. Susceptibilities
  • 5. Disportings
  • 6. A New Way of Being Happy
  • 7. The Meaning of Moby-Dick
  • 8. As If!
  • 9. Camp Melville
  • 10. Courting Surprise
  • 11. All Things Trying
  • 12. The Noncommunicating Central Self.