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Herman Melville: The Contemporary Reviews Brian Higgins

Herman Melville: The Contemporary Reviews

Brian Higgins

Published October 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780521121156
Paperback
588 pages
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Herman Melville: The Contemporary Reviews reprints virtually all the known contemporary reviews of his writings from the 1840s until his death in 1891. Many of the reviews are reprinted from hard-to-locate contemporary newspapers and periodicals.MoreHerman Melville: The Contemporary Reviews reprints virtually all the known contemporary reviews of his writings from the 1840s until his death in 1891. Many of the reviews are reprinted from hard-to-locate contemporary newspapers and periodicals. These materials document the response of the reviewers to specific works and show the course of Melvilles nineteenth century reputation as travel writer, romancer, short-story writer, and poet.