Melville and the question of American decolonization

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Title: Melville and the question of American decolonization
Author: Buell, Lawrence
Citation: Buell, Lawrence. 1992. Melville and the question of American decolonization. American Literature 64(2): 215-237.
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Abstract: Discusses Herman Melville's book Billy Budd concerning its sources and how it unfolds in Melville's life and work. Signs of cultural deference in the biographical record; The publication history of Typee; The Treaty of Versailles certainly did not free this American Israel; Melville's astringency toward republican economic and political institutions in the work of the 1850s; Melville's use of literal and symbolic contrasts; More.
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2927833
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