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The Resource The arbiters of reality : Hawthorne, Melville, and the rise of mass information culture, Peter West

The arbiters of reality : Hawthorne, Melville, and the rise of mass information culture, Peter West

Label
The arbiters of reality : Hawthorne, Melville, and the rise of mass information culture
Title
The arbiters of reality
Title remainder
Hawthorne, Melville, and the rise of mass information culture
Statement of responsibility
Peter West
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
West, Peter
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1888
LC item number
.W47 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Melville, Herman
  • Reality in literature
  • Journalism
  • Telegraph
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Romanticism
  • Literature and society
Label
The arbiters of reality : Hawthorne, Melville, and the rise of mass information culture, Peter West
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-224) and index
Contents
Forever stained with blood, blood, blood! : murder and mass journalism in Hawthorne's Salem -- The journalistic origins of romance -- Hawthorne's city of refuge -- In this world of lies : Zachary Taylor and the American telegraph in Melville's New York -- The island telegraph : information culture and the Melvillean self in Typee -- Benito Cereno and the blunt-thinking American
Control code
199452813
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 229 p.
Isbn
9780814210888
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008005982
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)199452813
Label
The arbiters of reality : Hawthorne, Melville, and the rise of mass information culture, Peter West
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-224) and index
Contents
Forever stained with blood, blood, blood! : murder and mass journalism in Hawthorne's Salem -- The journalistic origins of romance -- Hawthorne's city of refuge -- In this world of lies : Zachary Taylor and the American telegraph in Melville's New York -- The island telegraph : information culture and the Melvillean self in Typee -- Benito Cereno and the blunt-thinking American
Control code
199452813
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 229 p.
Isbn
9780814210888
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008005982
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)199452813

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