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Exiled Royalties: Melville and the Life We Imagine Hardcover – January 5, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0195142327 ISBN-10: 0195142322 Edition: 1st

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"A magisterial work from one of our very best readers of Melville. Robert Milder's beautifully written essays illuminate Melville's views on history, politics, sexuality and religion. But most importantly, they illuminate the grand reach of Melville's tragic art."--Robert Levine, University of Maryland.


"Combining shrewd social and historical analysis with rare psychological, intellectual, and moral insight, these essays, seeking to understand Melville's writing from, as it were, the inside out--form enabling, not just representing, the life imagined--recall the very best criticism of an F. O. Matthiessen or a Newton Arvin. This is creation of its own, in Byron's words, living 'a being more intense.'"--Giles Gunn, University of California, Santa Barbara


"Exiled Royalties brings us closer than we have ever been to our most profound and most mysterious novelist. Robert Milder brilliantly measures Melville's literary works against what we can know of his inner life, in a finely crafted and absorbing narrative. Milder explains Melville's early encounter with Polynesia as the catalyst for a transformation that unmoored Melville intellectually, and disquieted him emotionally, eventually unlocking and shaping his powerful literary imagination."--David M. Robinson, Oregon State University


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Robert Milder is Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis.

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