Reading Melville"s Pierre; or, The ambiguities by Higgins, Brian

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBrian Higgins and Hershel Parker.
ContributionsParker, Hershel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2384.P53 H54 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22750327M
ISBN 109780807132265

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century, the book was called Melville’s “late miserable abortion,” and characterized as “repulsive, insane and unreadable” (vii). In Reading Melville’s Pierre; or, The Ambiguities, Higgins and Parker explore in depth the reasons for this “flawed but revealing” book and its devastating reception.

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