Literature and Moral Reform: Melville and the Discipline of Reading

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"Persuasive, instructive, and revisionary. Serves as complementary, complicating, or corrective to much of the scholarship on Melville, especially to very recent scholarship. . . . I will never teach or discuss Melville's texts in exactly the same ways again."--Jamie Barlowe, University of Toledo By delineating the connections between nineteenth-century penitentiary reforms and the narrative structures and strategies of Herman Melville's fictions, this book explores the ways literature reflects and refracts ideas about the ...

Literature and Moral Reform: Melville and the Discipline of Reading 2002, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813025681

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