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The Resource The raven and the whale; : the war of words and wits in the era of Poe and Melville

The raven and the whale; : the war of words and wits in the era of Poe and Melville

Label
The raven and the whale; : the war of words and wits in the era of Poe and Melville
Title
The raven and the whale;
Title remainder
the war of words and wits in the era of Poe and Melville
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-1963
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Perry
Dewey number
810.903
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS74
LC item number
.M5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Melville, Herman
  • Duyckinck, Evert A.
  • Clark, Lewis Gaylord
  • Melville, Herman
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Criticism
  • Literature publishing
  • American literature
  • Authors and publishers
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Littérature américaine
  • Critique
  • Letterkunde
  • Amerikaans
  • Literair leven
  • Literatura norte americana (historia e critica)
Label
The raven and the whale; : the war of words and wits in the era of Poe and Melville
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Acknowledgments" (p. 355-356)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: a New Yorker comes home -- The Knickerbocker set -- Lewis Gaylord Clark's table -- Knickerbocker Whiggery -- John Waters -- Harry Franco -- Chowder -- Young America -- The Tetractys Club -- A protective tariff for native genius -- A pattern of alliances -- Maelstrom in the microcosm -- The literary prospects of 1845 -- Big Abel and the little Manhattan -- The timeliness of Toby -- Tom Pepper -- Literary worlds -- Rear-guard action -- A greater than Shakespeare? -- Hautia -- Recoil -- An American idyl -- A Berkshire idyl -- The genius of Charles Dickens -- A savage at heart -- Epilogue: ghosts
Control code
ocm01165525
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
viii, 370 pages
Lccn
56006659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits (on lining papers)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 4393
  • (OCoLC)01165525
Label
The raven and the whale; : the war of words and wits in the era of Poe and Melville
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Acknowledgments" (p. 355-356)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: a New Yorker comes home -- The Knickerbocker set -- Lewis Gaylord Clark's table -- Knickerbocker Whiggery -- John Waters -- Harry Franco -- Chowder -- Young America -- The Tetractys Club -- A protective tariff for native genius -- A pattern of alliances -- Maelstrom in the microcosm -- The literary prospects of 1845 -- Big Abel and the little Manhattan -- The timeliness of Toby -- Tom Pepper -- Literary worlds -- Rear-guard action -- A greater than Shakespeare? -- Hautia -- Recoil -- An American idyl -- A Berkshire idyl -- The genius of Charles Dickens -- A savage at heart -- Epilogue: ghosts
Control code
ocm01165525
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
viii, 370 pages
Lccn
56006659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits (on lining papers)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 4393
  • (OCoLC)01165525

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