Chapter 21. Hawthorne and Race

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Ellen Weinauer

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch21

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Weinauer, E. (2006) Hawthorne and Race, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch21

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:

  • american literary history;
  • democratic system;
  • metaphysical framework;
  • literary tradition;
  • shakespeare

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hawthorne, Melville, and the Critics

  • The “Blackness of Darkness” and “Hawthorne and His Mosses”

  • “Hawthorne: A Problem”: Blackness and The House of the Seven Gables

  • Moby-Dick, Pierre, and Miscegenated Selfhood