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Melville"s folk roots

by Kevin J. Hayes

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge -- Folklore.,
    • Literature and folklore -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Oral tradition -- United States.,
    • Folklore in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-126) and index.

      StatementKevin J. Hayes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2388.F64 H39 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 134 p. ;
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL383258M
      ISBN 100873386256
      LC Control Number98045710

      Until the 19th century, the folk tales/myths remained largely unwritten leaving the books to Christian religious works. Additionally, the Medieval period (13thth centuries) had many political chronicles, Renaissance (17th century) authors concentrated on works glorifying the nobility and "proving" its descent from the Ancient Rome, while. "Studying Melville's artful treatment of Douglass, Dupuis, Delano, and Bowditch, Professor Stuckey expands and deepens our knowledge of Melville's creative employment of African culture in Benito Cereno and Moby-Dick. Stuckey's book is full of discoveries along freshly mapped paths that invite our further investigation.".

      Béla Bartók did outstanding work in notating the folk music of central Europe early in the 20th cent., and before him the Russian nationalist composers made use of their country's folk music. Conversely, folk song often shows the influence of formally composed music; this is particularly true of 17th- and 18th-century European folk song.   From the beginning, this great nation was peopled by immigrants. Your ancestors came from somewhere, mine do, and so did Herman Melville’s. This story of Melville’s roots will connect those dots from Europe to Albany, Lansingburgh, Pittsfield and to other well-known Capital District names.

        The prayers are in several languages, including Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. It was not a book of spells or potions, but a book of prayers and orations that are said to strengthen and focus one’s mental powers, by beseeching god for intellectual gifts. Among these intellectual gifts is the concept of a “perfect memory.”.   Netflix's Cursed adaptation is now available to stream, and its tale of a wolf-slaying Fey witch named Nimue might have you wondering what the Fey Kind in the Cursed book .


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