The Raven and the Whale: Poe, Melville, and the New York Literary Scene

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A social, cultural, and literary history of the New York literary battleground between 1833 and 1857. First published in 1956, THE RAVEN AND THE WHALE analyzes the social confusion around the works of authors such as Poe and Melville, stemming from the intense rivalry between major publishing firms.

The Raven and the Whale: Poe, Melville, and the New York Literary Scene 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801857508

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