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After the whale

Melville in the wake of Moby-Dick

by Clark Davis

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-226) and index.

    StatementClark Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2387 .D39 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1117048M
    ISBN 100817307745
    LC Control Number94043179

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