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The Cambridge Introduction to Herman Melville
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  • Page extent: 154 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.38 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 813/.3 B
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PS2386 .H35 2007
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Melville, Herman,--1819-1891--Handbooks, manuals, etc
    • Authors, American--19th century--Biography--Handbooks, manuals, etc

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Index




Academy, The 97–98

Allen, Ethan 3,21,74

Anacreon 46

Anderson, C. R.

   Melville in the South Seas 120

Aristotle

   Poetics 63

“Armies of the Wilderness, The,” 89

Arvin, Newton 42,95

Ashbery, John 122

“At the Hostelry,” 99

Atlantic 88

Augustine 46

Bacchus 46

Bacon, Francis 46

Bajazet 46

Balzac, Honoré de

   Colonel Chabert 86

   Séraphita 107

Barrymore, John 117

Barthes, Roland 71

“Bartleby, the Scrivener,” 15,20,26,76,81,85–86

Battle-Pieces 11,22,25,26,87–92,99,114

Baudelaire, Charles 115

Beaumont, Francis

   Fifty Comedies and Tragedies 8

Beckett, Samuel 122

Beckford, William

   Vathek 8

Beethoven, Ludwig van 60

   Fifth Symphony 60

   Sixth Symphony 60

Bell, Robert 7

“Benito Cereno,” 20,21,22,26,74,75,76,77–81,119,121

Benjamin, Walter 17,35

Bennett, Arnold 118,120

Bentley, Richard 7,8,48,113,116,117

Bentley’s Miscellany 7

Berington, Simon

   Memoirs of Sigr Gaudentio di Lucca 29

Berkeley, George 41

Berryman, John 93

   Dream Songs 93,96

Bezanson, Walter 49,94,97

Bierstadt, Albert 102

Billy Budd 11,13,17,20,25,26,101,105–111,121

Billy Budd and Other Prose Pieces 117

“Billy in the Darbies,” 105

Blair, Hugh

   Lectures on Rhetoric 43–44

Blake, William 97

Borges, Jorge Luis 117

Boswell, James 8

Brown, John 87–88

Browne, Thomas 41

   Works 8

Browning, Robert 99–100,105

Burchfield, Charles 21

Burgundy &kren;Club &kren;sketches 11,&kren;26,&kren;100--&kren;105

Burton, Robert 41

   Anatomy of Melancholy 41

Butler, Samuel

   Hudibras 36

Byron, George Gordon 80

Caesar 13

Camões, Luís de

   Lusiad, The 31

Canute I, king of England 46

Carax, Léos

   Pola X 62

Carlyle, Thomas 35

Carne, John

   “Letters from the East,” 2

Carter, Angela 60

Cassady, Neal 121

Cato 13

Cellini, Benvenuto 90

Chapman, George 114

Chase, Richard 93,121

“Chattanooga,” 88

Chaucer, Geoffrey

   “Prioress’s Tale, The,” 98

Child, Lydia Maria

   “Hindoo Anchorite, The,” 5–6

Chopin, Kate

   Awakening, The 38

Chorley, Henry Fothergill 54,113–114

Cioran, E. M.

   Temptation to Exist, The 13

Clarel 10,13,25,26,92–99,100,114,117,118,123

“Cock-A-Doodle-Doo!” 76

Cohen, Hennig 91

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 109

   Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The 79

Colum, Padraic 97

Confidence-Man, The 9–10,17, 26,27,81,83–85,110,114, 120–122

Conrad, Joseph

   Nostromo 78

Cooper, James Fenimore 76

   Red Rover 72

   Sea Lions 72

Craighead, Robert 47

Cramer, William 102

Crane, Hart 56

Crane, Stephen 15

   Maggie 15

   Monster, The 38

Cultivator (Albany) 113

Curtis, G. W. 80

Dana, Richard Henry, Jr 73

“Daniel Orme,” 104,108

Davenant, William 8

   Works 8

De Kay, Charles 102

Delano, Amasa

   Narrative of Voyages and Travels 74

Deleuze, Gilles 122

Dellenbaugh, Frederick

   Canyon Voyage 52

Delon, Alain 48,59

Democrituseuve, Catherine 46

Dent, J. M. 116

De Quincey, Thomas 88">De Peyster, Watts

   Confessions of an Opium Eater20;Revolt of the Tartars,” 8

   

Disraeli, Isaac 104

   Literary Character, The 39,103

“Donelson,” 91

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

   Brothers Karamazov, The 118

Douglass, Frederick 29

Dreiser, Theodore 115

   Sister Carrie 66

Duyckinck, Evert 5,6,9,33,60,68–72

Eisenstein, Sergei 36

   Battleship Potemkin 22

   Ivan the Terrible 60

Eliot, T. S.

   Waste Land, The 93

Ellis, William

   Polynesian Researches 38–39

Emerson, Ralph Waldo 68

“Encantadas, The,” 18,99

Evelev, John 40

“Fiddler, The,” 76

Flaubert, Gustave 70

Fletcher, John

   Fifty Comedies and Tragedies 8

Fly, Eli James Murdock 71

Forster, E. M. 116

“Fragments from a Writing Desk,” 2

Franklin, Benjamin 21,52,74, 76–77

Freeman, John 26,61,99

   Herman Melville 119

Freud, Sigmund 19,30

Frost, Robert 117

Fuller, Margaret 5

Fuller, Roy 121

Gama, Vasco da 31

Ganesvoort, Peter 1,14

Garner, Stanton 91

Garnett, Edward 118

Genet, Jean 122

George III, king of Great Britain 74

Ghedini, Giorgio Federico

   Concerto dell’ albatro 53

Giono, Jean 119

   Pour saluer Melville 119

Godard, Jean-Luc 122

   Grand escroc, Le 122

Godwin, Parke 5

Godwin, William

   Caleb Williams 8

Goldsmith, Oliver

   History of the Earth 29

Goncharov, Ivan

   Oblomov 86

Grand escroc, Le, 771; see also The Confidence-Man

Grant, Ulysses S. 88,89

Greene, Richard Tobias 3,6,27

Greenwood, Grace 32

Gregg, Josiah

   Commerce of the Prairies 55

Hafiz 46,97

Hall, A. Oakey 40,59

Hall, Basil

   “Schloss Hainfield,” 2

“Happy Failure, The,” 76

Harper’s Family Classical Library 14

Harris, Townsend 102

Hawthorne, Nathaniel 5,8,32,61,69,72–74,77,101,106

   House of Seven Gables, The 72

Mosses from an Old Manse220;My Kinsman, Major Molineux,” 72

   

“Hawthorne and His Mosses,” 20,73

Hazlitt, William

   Table Talk 21

Henry, Patrick 13

Heraud, J. A. 35

Hervey, T. K. 6

   Australia 6

Hobbes, Thomas 36

Holden, William 117

Holden’s Dollar Magazine 71

Homer 46,114

   Iliad 31

   Odyssey 93

“House of the tragic poet,” 99,100,101

Howells, William Dean 88

   Hazard of New Fortunes, A 104

“Hugh of Lincoln,” 98

Hughs, Mary

   May Morning 6

Hugo, Victor 115

Humane Review 115

Humphreys, A. R. 78,109

   Herman Melville 122

Huston, John 75

“I and My Chimney,” 103

Ionesco, Eugene 122

Irving, Washington 4,40

   “Rip Van Winkle,” 38

Isle of the Cross, The 9

Israel Potter 8,9,14,21,26,74–75,76–77,113–114

James, C. L. R. 21,86

James, Henry 9,19,107

Jefferson, Thomas 52

Jesus, of Nazareth220;Jimmy Rose,” 62

“John Marr,” 103–104,105

John Marr and Other Sailors 11,103,105

Johnson, Samuel 7,8,80

Johnstone, Christian 5

Jones, John Paul 21,74,77

Jones, Samuel Arthur 114

Jones, William 57

Jonson, Ben 8

Joyce, James 42

Julian the Apostate 46

Kafka, Franz 121

Kames, Henry Home 39

Kant, Immanuel 109

Keats, John 114

Kennedy, John Pendleton

   Swallow Barn 77

Kerouac, Jack 120,121

Lansing, Abraham 102

Lathers, Richard 102

Laughlin, James 121

Lavater, Johann Caspar 17

   Essays on Physiognomy 17

Lawrence, T. E. 118,120

Lear, Edward 39

Lee, Robert E. 83">Leavis, Q. D.primaryIE>

“Lee in the Capitol,” 91–92

Lehmann, John 15">Lefebvre, HenriimaryIE>

Lemay, J. A. Leo 84

Letters 1–2,26,67–74

Lewis, Monk 54

Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter 74

“Lightning-Rod Man, The,” 26,81–83,119

Literary World 70–71,72,73

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

   “Haunted Houses,” 94

Losey, Joseph 48

   Monsieur Klein 48,58,59

“Lyon,” 88

MacMechan, Archibald 56,115,119

   “Best Sea Story Ever Written, The,” 115

Macpherson, James, 486; see also Ossian

   “Carthon,” 89

   Fingal 88–89

Mann, Thomas

   Magic Mountain, The 95

Mardi 4,6–7,8,19,26,39–46,68,73,112–113,123

“Marquis de Grandvin, The,” 104–105

Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr. 115,118

Maturin, Charles Robert 54

Mayoux, Jean-Jacques 9,70

   Melville 122

Melvill, Allan 1

Melvill, Thomas 14

Melville, Elizabeth Shaw 6,99

Melville, Ganesvoort 1,2,4–5

Melville, Helen Maria 6

Melville, Malcolm 7

Melville, Maria Ganesvoort 1,69

Meredith, George 114,121

Milford, Humphrey 116

Mills, Abraham 43

Milton, John 31,32,46,104

   Paradise Lost 27,31,32,93,97,100

“Mr. Parkman’s Tour,” 105,107

Moby-Dick, 77, 85, 87, 97, 110, 196, 322, 363, 365, 367, 375, 377, 399, 409, 411, 415, 418, 419, 433, 449, 464, 535, 539, 547, 563, 597, 622, 638, 654, 659, 666, 689, 702, 714, 718, 721, 726, 742, 777; see also The Whale

Montaigne, Michel de 46

Morning Express (Buffalo) 27

Morris, William 114

Mosby, John 89

Moses 94

Mumford, Lewis 25,121

   Herman Melville 120

Murray, John 4–5,6,33,112–113

Murry, John Middleton 109,117

“Naples in the Time of Bomba,” 99

Narrative of a Four Months’ Residence, 30; see also Typee

Nelson, Horatio 101

New Era 116

New York Times 102

Nietzsche, Friedrich

   Thus Spake Zarathustra 118

“Norfolk Isle and the Chola Widow,” 18

Oates, Titus 104

O’Brien, Edward 75

Olson, Charles 20,35

   Call Me Ishmael 122

Omoo 3,6,7,15,22,25–26,33–39,112,114,116,117

Ossian 10,46,82,88–89,92,104

Pancoast, Seth

   Ladies Medical Guide 6

“Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids, The,” 22–23

Park, Mungo 46

Parker, Jonathan

   Bartleby 86

Parkman, Francis

   California and Oregon Trail 72, 105

Pasley, Charles W. 92

   Essay on the Military Policy 92

Petrarca, Francesco 46

Piazza Tales, The 9,113

Picasso, Pablo

   Guernica 60

Pierre 9,10,13,15,16,17,19–20,25,26,59,68,71,74,75,77,113,118,119,120,121,122

Plato 46,96

Plutarch 42

Poe, Edgar Allan 3,5,43,80

   “Fall of the House of Usher, The,” 64

   “Man of the Crowd, The,” 37

   “Purloined Letter, The,” 80

Polk, James K. 4

“Poor Man’s Pudding and Rich Man’s Crumbs,” 16

Pope, Alexander 31

“Portent, The,” 87–88

Pound, Ezra

   Cantos 26,97

Preston, John

   Every Man His Own Teacher 1

Prior, Matthew 46

Proclus 46

Putnam, George P. 4

Putnam’s Magazine 74,80

Pyrrho 46

Queen’s Quarterly 115

Rabelais, François 41

Redburn 7,14,15,22,26,27,40–46,62,63,73,113

Reverdy, Pierre 98

Rhys, Ernest 116

Rimbaud, Arthur

   Season in Hell 9,10

“River, The,” 3

Robbe-Grillet, Alain 122

Rohmer, Eric 18

Romances of Herman Melville 120

Rosset, Barney 122

Russell, W. Clark 114,115

Sadleir, Michael 117,120

Salt, Henry S. 114,115

Sandusky Commercial Advertiser 113–114

Santayana, George 56

Scorsese, Martin 60

Scott, Walter 97

   Peveril of the Peak 104

   Quentin Durward 104

Seberg, Jean 122

Shakespeare, William 8,20,46,68–69,91

   As You Like It 69

   Hamlet 52

   King Lear 8,54,60

   Macbeth 88

Shaw, Lemuel 6,10

Shelley, Mary

   Frankenstein 8

Sherburne, John Henry

   Life and Character of John Paul Jones 47

Sidney, Philip 46

Simms, William Gilmore 5

Simon, Jean

   Herman Melville 119

Smith, Henry Nash 19

Socrates 61

Southey, Robert

   Doctor, The 48

Spenser, Edmund 63

Stedman, Arthur 114,115

Sterne, Laurence

   Tristram Shandy 8

Stevenson, Robert Louis 112,114,121

   Master of Ballantrae, The 53

Stoddard, Charles Warren 112

“Story of Toby, The,” 6

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

   Uncle Tom’s Cabin 30

Strachey, John St Loe 39,92,117,118–119

Stuart, Gilbert 108

Sulla, Lucius Cornelius 92

Swift, Jonathan

   Gulliver’s Travels 121

Taylor, Bayard 102

Taylor, Orville

   District School 2

“Temeraire, The,” 90,91

Thackeray, William Makepeace 113

Thomas, à Kempis 46

Thoreau, Henry David 36

Thorp, Willard 40

   Herman Melville 120

Thorpe, Thomas Bangs

   “Big Bear of Arkansas, The,” 84–85

Thucydides 41

Times (London) 21

Timoleon 11,14

Titian 108

“To Major John Gentian,” 100–101

“Trophies of Peace,” 2–3

Turner, J. M. W. 90

Twain, Mark 10

   Innocents Abroad 96

“Two Temples, The,” 17

Typee 3,4–6,7,17,22,25,27–34,35,36,39,75,103,112,113,114,115,116,117,119

Unamuno, Miguel de 117

“Utilitarian View of the Monitor’s Fight, A,” 90–91

Vidor, King

   Crowd, The 86

Virgil 36,46

Visiak, E. H. 116

Waldie’s Select Circulating Library 2

Waller, Edmund 46

Washington, George 14,51,106

Weaver, Raymond 118–119,121

   Herman Melville, Mariner and Mystic 118

Webb, Millard

   Sea Beast, The 117

Welles, Orson

   Moby Dick Rehearsed 54

Whale, The, 85, 624, 680; see also Moby-Dick

White, Edward Lucas 115

White, Patrick 93,98

White-Jacket 7,22,26,40–46,62,73,75,81,100,113,114,118,122

Whitman, Walt 29

   Song of Myself 26,92

Wilder, Billy

   Sunset Boulevard 117

Williams, William Carlos

   Paterson 26,97

Wise, J. R. 94

Wolfe, Thomas 117

Wordsworth, William 92

Zeno 46

Zoroaster 4

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