Mariners, renegades, and castaways

the story of Herman Melville and the world we live in
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Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpreta
Statementby C.L.R. James.
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LC ClassificationsPS2387
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Paginationxvi,154p. ;
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C.L.R. James wrote this book while he was interned with the newest generation of "Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways" on Ellis Island awaiting deportation. James's fate--that of a foreigner who offers the finest existing interpretation of one of America's greatest books and is still deported--serves as a cautionary tale for our own by: There is little doubt, wrote novelist Caryl Phillips in The New Republic, that James will come to be regarded as the outstanding Caribbean mind of the twentieth century.

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James. Political theorist and cultural critic, novelist and cricket enthusiast, C. James ( - ) was a brilliant polymath who has been described by Edward Said Free shipping over $Cited by: “Melville scholars said little about Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways when it appeared in ,” Cain mentions as one example of this interpretive neglect, “and [End Page 1] it continues to be absent from nearly all of the bibliographies and critical studies devoted to Melville” ().

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He wrote the book while being detained on Ellis : Cyril Lionel Robert James, 4 January. But James soon published the Ellis Island essay as a proper book: Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways. There, he describes Melville’s novel as the “grandest conception that has ever been made to see the modern world.

. and the future that lay before it.”. Editions for Mariners, Renegades and Castaways: The Story of Herman Melville and the World We Live In: X (Paperback published in ), Cited by: The publication of Mariners, Renegades and Castaways by the University Press of New England this summer - the first time the book has been printed in complete form in nearly 50 years - is simply the latest evidence of a major James revival now under way YJames's posthumous popularity makes sense.

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The first three chapters of C.L.R. James’ Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways (James, ) comprise a remarkable tour de force in which James vividly recounts the movement of Melville’s great novel, Moby Dick, from the boarding of the Pequod.

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