Table of Contents for Moby-Dick : An Authoritative Text


Foreword ix
The Text of Moby-Dick
Map: Melville's Voyages and the Route of the Pequod
xix
Map: Principal Ports of Southeastern New England (mid-1800's)
xx
Moby-Dick
1(570)
The Text: History, Variants, and Emendations
Textual Problems of Moby-Dick
471(6)
Substantive Variants Between Moby-Dick and The Whale
477(9)
English Reading Adopted
486(4)
English Readings Considered
490(2)
Hayford-Parker Reading Adopted
492(1)
Hayford-Parker Readings Considered
493(1)
Treatment of Accidentals
494(5)
Whaling and Whalecraft
Glossary of Nautical Terms
499(10)
Whaling and Whalecraft: A Pictorial Account
509(9)
John B. Putnam
Contemporary Engravings
518(11)
Reviews and Letters
Melville
The Literary World
Etchings of a Whaling Cruise
529(6)
Hawthorne and His Mosses
535(16)
Melville's Letters
To Richard H. Dana, Jr., May 1, 1850
551(1)
To Richard Bentley, June 27, 1850
552(1)
To Evert A. Duyckinck, December 13, 1850
552(1)
To Evert A. Duyckinck, February 12, 1851
553(1)
To Nathaniel Hawthorne, April 16, 1851
554(2)
To Nathaniel Hawthorne, June 17, 1851
556(5)
To Nathaniel Hawthorne, June 29, 1851
561(1)
To Richard Bentley, July 20, 1851
562(1)
To Nathaniel Hawthorne, July 22, 1851
563(1)
To Sarah Huyler Morewood, September 12, 1851
564(1)
To Evert A. Duyckinck, November 7, 1851
564(2)
To Nathaniel Hawthorne, November 17, 1851
566(2)
To Sophia Hawthorne, January 8, 1852
568(3)
Analogues and Sources
[Journal Entry on a White Whale]
571(1)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mocha Dick: or the White Whale of the Pacific
571(19)
J. N. Reynolds
[The Essex Wrecked by a Whale]
590(7)
Owen Chase
[Manuscript Notes on Owen Chase]
597(4)
Herman Melville
[Sources of ``The Try-Works'']
601(6)
Howard P. Vincent
The Source for the Hymn in Moby-Dick
607(6)
David H. Battenfeld
Criticism
Contemporary Reviews: 1851-1853
[An Intellectual Chowder] (1851)
613(3)
Evert A. Duyckinck
[A Pregnant Allegory] (1851)
616(2)
[George Ripley]
[A Prose Epic on Whaling] (1851)
618(1)
[William A. Butler]
[Cause for a Writ de Lunatico] (1852)
619(1)
Anonymous
[Maniacal Style and Furibund Story] (1853)
619(3)
[William Harrison Ainsworth]
Interim Appraisals: 1893-1913
[A Marvellous Odyssey] (1893)
622(2)
Anonymous
[Melville's Flawed Masterpiece, and his Decline] (1903)
624(1)
William P. Trent
[Melville's Finest Performance] (1904)
624(1)
W. Clark Russell
[A Group of Minor Fiction Writers] (1913)
625(1)
William J. Long
Revival and Reaction: 1917-1936
[The Originality of Moby-Dick] (1917)
626(1)
Carl Van Doren
[Melville's Composite Achievement] (1919)
626(2)
Raymond Weaver
[A Deposition from a New Reader] (1921)
628(1)
[A Wayfarer]
[Melville's Enduring Reputation in England] (1922)
628(1)
J. St. Loe Strachey
[Execrable English and Fantastic Grandeur] (1923)
629(2)
Leonard Woolf
[Moby-Dick as Poetic Epic] (1929)
631(2)
Lewis Mumford
[Moby-Dick vs. Huckleberry Finn] (1932)
633(1)
Bernard DeVoto
[Melville: Not Even a Minor Master] (1932)
634(1)
Ludwig Lewisohn:
Academic Criticism: 1932-1962
[Melville's Quest for the Ultimate] (1938)
635(1)
Willard Thorp
[Melville's Tragically Great Hero] (1939)
636(4)
Stanley Geist
[Ishmael vs. Ahab] (1944)
640(8)
William Ellery Sedgwick
Ahab and His Fool (1947)
648(3)
Charles Olson
Moby-Dick: Work of Art (1953)
651(20)
Walter E. Bezanson:
[Moby-Dick as Symbolic Voyage] (1953)
671(5)
Charles Feidelson, Jr
[The Try-Works] (1955)
676(2)
R. W. B. Lewis
[Comic Vision and Technique in Moby-Dick] (1955)
678(14)
Edward Rosenberry
[Moby-Dick as Tragedy] (1959)
692(10)
Richard B. Sewall
[Characterization in Moby-Dick] (1962)
702(7)
Warner Berthoff
Biography
[The Composition of Moby-Dick] (1951)
709(19)
Leon Howard
Bibliography 728