Chapter 9. “Fulness & Veins & Beauty”: Battle-Pieces and Clarel

  1. Wyn Kelley

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694084.ch9

Herman Melville: An Introduction

Herman Melville: An Introduction

How to Cite

Kelley, W. (2008) “Fulness & Veins & Beauty”: Battle-Pieces and Clarel, in Herman Melville: An Introduction, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694084.ch9

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131575

Online ISBN: 9780470694084



  • Melville;
  • poetry;
  • Matthew Arnold;
  • battle-pieces and aspects of the war;
  • civil war


This Chapter Contains Section Titled:

  • “This Melancholy Monument”: Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War

  • “Liberal Play”: Clarel: A Poem and a Pilgrimage