Chapter 7. “A Leaf from Professional Experience”: Short Fiction of the 1850s

  1. Wyn Kelley

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694084.ch7

Herman Melville: An Introduction

Herman Melville: An Introduction

How to Cite

Kelley, W. (2008) “A Leaf from Professional Experience”: Short Fiction of the 1850s, in Herman Melville: An Introduction, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694084.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131575

Online ISBN: 9780470694084

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Keywords:

  • Mexican War;
  • hawthorne;
  • The Piazza Tales;
  • Harper's;
  • Melville

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Titled:

  • “Patience, & Endurance, & Resignedness”: The Povertiresque

  • “Air…Suppressedly Charged”: Slumbering Volcanoes and the Aesthetic of Suspense