Chapter 3 Unearthing Pierre
- Experience and Experimental Writing
- Oxford University Press
This chapter looks at how Melville reacted to reviews for Moby-Dick by adding pages to the finished manuscript of Pierre, and considers Melville’s use of allegory. It also looks in detail at Melville’s prose style circa 1851-1852.
Pierre, allegory, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, prose style
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