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Recommended reading for Redburn

Gilman, William H. Melville’s Early Life and ’Redburn’. New York and London: New York University Press, 1951. Print.

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Karcher, Carolyn L.“Perspectives on Slavery and Rebellion in Redburn.” Shadow Over the Promised Land: Slavery, Race, and Violence in Melville’s America. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. Print.

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Kelley, Wyn.“Redburn: A Plunge into Urban Poverty.” Melville’s City: Literary and Urban Form in Nineteenth-Century New York. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 116-35. Print.

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Tamarkin, Elisa.“The Ethics of Impertinence: Douglass and Melville on England.” Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation. Ed. Robert S. Levine and Samuel Otter. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 181-206. Print.

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Hager, Christopher.“Melville in the Customhouse Attic.” American Literature 82 (2010): n. pag. Print.

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Rachman, Stephen David.“Reading Cities: Devotional Seeing in the Nineteenth Century.” American Literary History 9 (1997): n. pag. Print.

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Thorp, Willard.“Redburn’s Prosy Old Guidebook.” PMLA 53 (1938): n. pag. Print.

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