Chapter 4. Global Melville

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Paul Lyons

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch4

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Lyons, P. (2006) Global Melville, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch4

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:

  • melville;
  • economic development;
  • modernity;
  • social institution;
  • dialectical relation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gone Global: Melville and the World “We” Live In

  • “One Cosmopolitan and Confident Tide”: Scenes of Globalization in Nineteenth-Century US Writing

  • Melville's “Grand Principles” and America Among the Nations

  • Melville and the Newest (Dis)Course of American Studies