Melville : fashioning in modernity /

"Melville: Fashioning in Modernity considers all of the major fiction with a concentration on lesser-known work, and provides a radically fresh approach to Melville, focusing on: clothing as socially symbolic; dress, power and class; the transgressive nature of dress; inappropriate clothing; th...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Matterson, Stephen (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
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  • Introduction: Herman Melville's blue-jean careerChapter One: So unspeakably significant: Melville, Hawthorne and the shawlsChapter Two: A very strange compound indeed: Carlyle, Redburn and White-JacketChapter Three: He was an European, and had Cloaths on: Typee.Chapter Four: The dress befitted the fate: Israel Potter's LivesChapter Five: These buttons that we wear: Billy Budd.