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Spanos, William V
The exceptionalist state and the state of exception : Herman Melville's Billy Budd, sailor / William V. Spanos
Alternate Title Herman Melville's Billy Budd, sailor
Billy Budd, sailor
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS2384.B7 S55 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Billy Budd
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Political and social views
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge -- History
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge
Subject(s) Imperialism in literature
National characteristics, American, in literature
Exceptionalism -- United States
Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xvi, 210 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The late Melville and his historical occasion: prolegomenon to a re-reading of Billy Budd, sailor -- The criticism of Billy Budd, sailor: a counter-history -- Billy Budd: a symptomatic reading -- American exceptionalism and the state of exception after 9/11/01: Melville's proleptic witness
Series Rethinking theory (Baltimore, Md.)

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