Ow does Herman Melville represent masculinity in the work place in Benito Cereno and Bartleby the Scrivener
Require 2 chapters, one on Benito Cereno the other on Bartleby the scrivener of around equal length (2250 each)
Do not require an introduction or conclusion. Only need a the main body of the essay. Two chapters that address the main arguements of the essay.
Benito Cereno: points to include -1. The shaving scence where Babo sybolically castraits Cereno. 2. How Melville depicts Delano and the other males onboard Delano young niave American, in Delanos eyes Babo is unitelligent African
Bartleby the scrivener: points to include 1 Seperate spheres men go out to work to earn money, do any thing to earn money Relate back to Melvilles labor as a writer how he doesnt write novels that earn money, not poppular novels not earning, not masculine relate to Bartleby refusal to write.
Could you use:
1. Cambridge Companion to Herman Mellville (Cambridge 1998) edited by Robert Levine in particular the essays by Robert K. Martin Melville and sexualityand Cindy Weinstein Melville, Labor and the discourses of reception”
2. At Emersons tomb : the politics of classic American literature / John Carlos Rowe (New York : Columbia University Press, 1997)
3.Ideology and classic American literature / edited by Sacvan Bercovitch and Myra Jehlen (Cambridge 1986)
4. Herman Melville: Billy Budd, Sailor and selected tales ( oxford world classics 1998) Could all refrences to the texts be made to this edition.
All other sources will need to be located through JSTOR scholarly archive