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Reading Melville's Pierre; or, the Ambiguities

Reading Melville's Pierre; or, the Ambiguities( )
Author: Higgins, Brian
Parker, Hershel
ISBN:978-0-8071-4907-2
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Herman Melville's Pierre; or. The Ambiguities has a storied place in the history of American publishing. Melville began writing this follow-up to Moby-Dick in October 1851, thinking that it might prove even more significant than its predecessor. The 1852 publication of Pierre was catastrophic, however. Melville lost his English publisher, and American reviewers derided the book and called the author mad. InReading Melville's "Pierre; or, The Ambiguities," noted Melville authorities...
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Pages:240
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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