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reception of Herman Melville in German criticism, 1847-1933

Susan Schneibel

reception of Herman Melville in German criticism, 1847-1933

by Susan Schneibel

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Published by [Friedrich-Alexander-Universität] in Erlangen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany.,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Translations into German -- History and criticism.,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Appreciation -- Germany.,
    • English language -- Translating into German.,
    • Translating and interpreting -- Germany.,
    • Criticism -- Germany -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementvorgelegt von Susan Schneibel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2387 .S28 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2919330M
      LC Control Number84152284

        Melville’s long poem Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land () was the last full-length book he published. Until the mid-twentieth century even the most partisan of Melville’s advocates hesitated to endure a four-part poem of cantos and alm lines, about a naive American named Clarel, on pilgrimage through the Palestinian ruins with a provocative cluster of Reviews: I earned my Ph.D. in English from Purdue University in , and I am the author of The Romance of the Holy Land in American Travel Writing, (Ashgate, ), Melville's Mirrors: Literary Criticism and America's Most Elusive Author (Camden House, ), Sacred Uncertainty: Religious Difference and the Shape of Melville's Career.

      Soon after, Melville sold the text to another publisher and it was again reprinted in full. Despite the criticism, Typee always remained a best seller. Until the end of the s, it was Melville's most popular text. Melville went on to write three more novels based upon personal experiences: Ommo (), Redburn (), and White Jacket (). Melville, I think, would have appreciated the scope of Brian Yothers's recent book. With rigor and grace, Melville's Mirrors examines a topic as vast and seemingly ungraspable as Ishmael's snowy phantom: the history of Melville criticism from to [This book is] the most comprehensive and judicious study of Melville scholarship.

      Herman Melville is an American author of fiction. Born August 1, , in New York City and the third child of his parents, Melville today is most widely famous for writing the epic American classic Moby Dick. However, the content and overall reception of the book ensured that Melville would have a very hard battle ahead of him to regain. Etching of Joseph O. Eaton's portrait of Herman Melville, Courtesy: Library of Congress Born to a New York City merchant in , Melville fought for a greatness that would not be realized during.


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Literary Criticism, Moby-Dick () Armstrong, Philip. "'Leviathan is a Skein of Networks': Translations of Nature and Culture in Moby-Dick." 4 (Winter ) pp [free at jstor, click "Preview" or "Read Online"].

Barbour, James. "The Composition of Moby-Dick." On the theory that Melville joined two separately composed narratives in Moby-Dick. Interest in Melville's novel then faded, but experienced a tremendous revival beginning in the early 20th century.

This volume collects the most important writings on Melville from the 19th century to the present day, to trace the critical reception of his work. Herman Melvill was born on August 1, Herman Melville, having acquired a first bright and then gradually tarnished literary reputation, a final “e” at the end of his surname, and varied life experiences as a son, brother, schoolmaster, sailor, deserter, novelist, husband, father, lecturer, poet, grandfather, and customs official, died in semi-obscurity on Septem The book grounds the study of Herman Melville's writings to the world that influenced their composition, publication and recognition, making it a valuable resource to scholars, teachers, students and general readers.

Shelley and Melville.” South Atlantic Rev 2 “ Melville’s Early Reception in German Translation and Criticism.”. The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville is intended to provide a critical introduction to Melville's work.

The essays have been specially commissioned for this volume, and provide a comprehensive overview of Melville's career. All of Melville's novels are discussed, as well as most of his poetry and short fiction.

Written at a level both challenging and accessible, the volume provides fresh. This article discusses a Flemish translation of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick that has been attributed to the literary critic Paul de Man and yet has been unduly neglected by de Man scholars.

Contemporary Criticism and Reviews Mr. Melville has received reception of Herman Melville in German criticism attention from those whose hard fate it is, to "notice" new books; and as emanating from the writer of Typee, Mr. Melville's subsequent works, ranging from fair to execrable, have been held worthy of lengthy critiques, while critics have been at some pains to state, in detail and by means of extracts, their various.

Analysis of Herman Melville’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on J • (2). Herman Melville’s (August 1, – Septem ) career as a novelist breaks down, somewhat too neatly, into a three-part voyage of frustration and disappointment.

The Life and Works of Herman Melville The Life and Works of Herman Melville is a publication dedicated to disseminating information about Herman Melville on the Internet and the World Wide Web.

Another valuable Internet resource is Ishmail, an electronic mailing list devoted to the discussion of Melville, his works, and other related subjects. Moby-Dick Marathon Fifth annual. A summary of Themes in Herman Melville's Melville Stories. Suggestions Use up and down arrows to review and enter to select.

An Inspector Calls As You Like It Fahrenheit Lord of the Flies The Taming of the Shrew. Herman Melville (August 1, – Septem ) was an American writer. A consummate adventurer, Melville wrote about ocean voyages with rigorous detail.

His most famous work, Moby-Dick, was unappreciated during his lifetime, but has. Redburn: His First Voyage is the fourth book by the American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in The book is semi-autobiographical and recounts the adventures of a refined youth among coarse and brutal sailors and the seedier areas of le wrote Redburn in less than ten weeks.

While one scholar describes it as "arguably his funniest work", scholar F. The coming-of-age novel—formally referred to by the German term bildungsroman—deals with the and Herman Melville. These writers often paint a bleak portrait of adulthood, characterizing.

Despite its indifferent reception when it was first published inMoby Dick is now a central work in the American literary canon.

This introduction offers readings of Melville's masterpiece, but it also sets out the key themes, contexts, and critical reception of his entire oeuvre. Herman Melville, (born August 1,New York City--died SeptemNew York City), American novelist, short-story writer, and poet, best known for his novels of the sea, including his masterpiece, Moby Dick ().

Heritage and youth. Melville's heritage and youthful experiences were perhaps crucial in forming the conflicts underlying his artistic vision. Herman Melville is a giant of American literature, whose novels are hailed as literary masterpieces.

This eBook offers readers the complete works for the first time in. Billy Budd, Sailor is a novella by American writer Herman Melville left unfinished at Melville's death in Acclaimed by critics as a masterpiece when a hastily transcribed version was finally published init quickly took its place as a classic second only to Moby-Dick among Melville's works.

Budd is a "handsome sailor" who strikes and inadvertently kills his false accuser, Master-at. Herman Melville, the celebrated author behind Moby-Dick, was born years ago his honor, we bring you an essay by Lewis Mumford—a legend in his own right—on Melville.

Morton's Music by Davies John R. T.; Wright, Laurie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 46 Herman Melville Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener”: Introduction “Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street” is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville, first serialized anonymously in two parts in the November and December issues of Putnam’s Magazine, and reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in.

The first volume of Hershel Parker's definitive biography of Herman Melville—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize—closed on a mid-November day in In the dining room of the Little Red Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts, Melville had just presented an inscribed copy of his new novel, Moby-Dick, to his intimate friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

The book is full of the desolation and ruin of Palestine in the mid 19th Century. Readers may find this history set out more clearly in other books, but Melville captures a strong sense of place and history. There are moments of action in the book as Melville describes the journey of his pilgrims.Herman Melville () was an American author.

Melville would gain fame in the s, but it would be short lived and by his death, he was barely remembered. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick, which is unanimously considered to be a literary classic. However, interestingly enough, the book didn’t even sell out its first priting of.