Strike Through the Mask: Herman Melville and the Scene of Writing

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Herman Melville was an intense and tortured writer, plagued by writing anxiety, emotional problems, and painful physical ailments. He produced his extraordinary body of work only with great anguish, and he appears to have inflicted great anguish on those around him. According to Elizabeth Renker, we learn much about Melville's fiction if we see how violent and frustrating the experience of writing was for him. In Strike through the Mask Renker argues that Melville's frustrated engagement with the page--characterized by ...

Strike Through the Mask: Herman Melville and the Scene of Writing 1998, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801858758

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Strike Through the Mask: Herman Melville and the Scene of Writing 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801852305

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