Chapter 2. Cosmopolitanism and Traveling Culture

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Peter Gibian

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch2

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Gibian, P. (2006) Cosmopolitanism and Traveling Culture, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122313

Online ISBN: 9780470996782

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Keywords:

  • cosmopolitanism;
  • traveling culture;
  • american literature;
  • american writing;
  • modernism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cosmopolitanism and American Literature

  • Melville in the Age of Travel

  • Traveling Culture in the Pacific

  • Comparative Cosmopolitanism in Moby-Dick

  • The Cosmopolitan Muse: From Moby-Dick to James's Cosmopolitan World – and Beyond