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📒The Norton Anthology American Literature Package 1 Moby Dick ✍ Wayne Franklin
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📒American Literature And The Destruction Of Knowledge ✍ Ronald E. Martin
✏American Literature and the Destruction of Knowledge Book Summary : In this challenging work, Ronald E. Martin analyzes the impulse of major nineteenth- and twentieth-century American writers to undermine not only their inherited paradigms of literary and linguistic thought but to question how paradigms themselves are constructed. Through analyses of these writers, as well as contemporaneous scientists, mathematicians, philosophers, and visual artists, American Literature and the Destruction of Knowledge creates a panoramic view of American literature over the past 150 years and shows it to be a crucial part of the great philosophical changes of the period. The works of Melville, Emerson, Whitman, and Dickinson, followed by Crane, Frost, Pound, Stein, Hemingway, Dos Passos, Aiken, Stevens, and Williams, are examined as part of a cultural current that casts doubt on the possibility of knowledge itself. The destruction of concepts, of literary and linguistic forms, was for these writers a precondition for liberating the imagination to gain more access to the self and the real world. As part of the exploration of this cultural context, literary and philosophical realisms are examined together, allowing a comparison of their somewhat different objectives, as well as their common epistemological predicament.
📒The Norton Anthology Of American Literature ✍ Baym, Nina
✏The Norton Anthology of American Literature Book Summary : The Eighth Edition features a diverse and balanced variety of works and thorough but judicious editorial apparatus throughout. The new edition also includes more complete works, much-requested new authors, 170 in-text images, new and re-thought contextual clusters, and other tools that help instructors teach the course they want to teach.
📒Herman Melville S Moby Dick ✍ Michael J. Davey
✏Herman Melville s Moby Dick Book Summary : No book is more central to the study of nineteenth-century American literature than Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; or The Whale. First published it 1851, it still speaks powerfully to readers today. Combining reprinted documents with clear introductions for student readers, this volume examines the contexts of and critical responses to Melville's work. It draws together: *an introduction to the contexts in which Melville was writing and relevant contextual documents, including letters *chronology of key facts and dates *critical history and extracts from early reviews and modern criticism *fully annotated key passages from the novel *a list of biblical allusions *an annotated guide to further reading. Extensive cross-references link contextual information, critical materials and passages from the novel providing a wide-ranging view of the work and ensuring a successful and enjoyable encounter with the world of Moby-Dick.
📒Timelines Of American Literature ✍ Cody Marrs
✏Timelines of American Literature Book Summary : It is all but inevitable for literary history to be divided into periods. "Early American," "antebellum," "modern," "post-1945"â€”such designations organize our knowledge of the past and shape the ways we discuss that past today. These periods tend to align with the watershed moments in American history, even as the field has shifted its perspective away from the nation-state. It is high time we rethink these defining periods of American literary history, as the drawing of literary timelines is a necessaryâ€”even illuminatingâ€”practice. In these short, spirited, and imaginative essays, 23 leading Americanists gamely fashion new, unorthodox literary periodsâ€”from 600 B.C.E. to the present, from the Age of Van Buren to the Age of Microeconomics. They bring to light literary and cultural histories that have been obscured by traditional timelines and raise provocative questions. What is our definition of "modernism" if we imagine it stretching from 1865 to 1965 instead of 1890 to 1945? How does the captivity narrative change when we consider it as a contemporary, not just a "colonial," genre? What does the course of American literature look like set against the backdrop of federal denials of Native sovereignty or housing policies that exacerbated segregation? Filled with challenges to scholars, inspirations for teachers (anchored by an appendix of syllabi), and entry points for students, Timelines of American Literature gathers some of the most exciting new work in the field to showcase the revelatory potential of fresh thinking about how we organize the literary past.
📒Critical Essays On Herman Melville S Moby Dick ✍ Brian Higgins
✏Critical Essays on Herman Melville s Moby Dick Book Summary : This volume in the distinguished series contains both a sizable gathering of early reviews and a broad selection of more modern scholarship as well. Among the authors of reprinted articles are Virginia Woolf, Carl Van Doren, Van Wyck Brooks, D.H. Lawrence, and Leon Howard. In addition to a substantial introduction, there are also three newly commissioned essays--by John Wenke, David S. Reynolds, and Hershel Parker. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
📒Moby Dick Third Edition Norton Critical Editions ✍ Herman Melville
✏Moby Dick Third Edition Norton Critical Editions Book Summary : “One of the great strengths of this third edition is Hershel Parker’s inclusion of commentary on Moby-Dick from its publication in 1851 right into the 21st century to answer why Moby-Dick—boisterous, beautiful, filled with soaring language, forever questioning, and nearly 200 years old—is more popular than ever.” —MARY K. BERCAW EDWARDS, University of Connecticut This Norton Critical Edition includes: • Melville’s classic novel of whaling and revenge, based on Hershel Parker’s revision of the 1967 text edited by Harrison Hayford and Hershel Parker. • Twenty-six illustrations, including maps, contemporary engravings, and diagrams of whaleboat rigging. • Background and source materials centering on whaling and whalecraft, Melville’s international reception, the inspirations for Moby-Dick, and Melville’s related correspondence. • Forty-four reviews and interpretations of the novel spanning three centuries. • A revised and updated Selected Bibliography. About the Series Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.
📒Contemporary Authors ✍ Gale Research Company
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📒Forthcoming Books ✍ Rose Arny
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📒Guide To American Literature ✍ Valmai Kirkham Fenster
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