Subversive Genealogy (Paperback)
The Politics and Art of Herman Melville
University of California Press, 9780520051782, 370pp.
Publication Date: April 18, 1985
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In this major reconsideration of Herman Melville’s life and work, Michael Rogin shows that Melville’s novels are connected both to the important issues of his time and to the exploits of his patrician and politically prominent family.