Chapter 9. Ancient Lands

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Basem L. Ra'ad

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch9

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Ra'ad, B. L. (2006) Ancient Lands, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch9

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:

  • seascapes;
  • biblical typologies;
  • mediterranean;
  • aesthetic views;
  • vegetation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Two Hieroglyphic Scenes

  • Iconographies

  • Desert Mythology: Architecture of Belief and Unbelief

  • Consciousness: Landscape as Protagonist

  • Transformed Icons