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The wake of the gods

H. Bruce Franklin

The wake of the gods

Melville"s mythology.

by H. Bruce Franklin

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge -- Mythology,
  • Mythology in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2388.M9 F7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 236 p.
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5880008M
    LC Control Number63010733
    OCLC/WorldCa280889

    [The Wake] will satisfy motivated readers of history, ecology and the persistent pull of the old gods.”—Shelf Awareness “Powerful eloquence, a brusque beauty, that moves and convinces. More than a mere novel, The Wake is really a medieval epic poem to an English way of life that would be erased forever.”—The Arts Fuse.   On the same day that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, they also launched air attacks on Wake Island, an American marine and naval base in the Pacific. Three days later a Japanese invasion force stormed the island, but were bloodily repulsed by the scratch force of marines, sailors and even service personnel who defended it. Despite US attempts to relieve .

    “A book unlike any other, brilliant in its rarity and brutal, ugly truth A raw and powerful masterpiece.”—NPR "Rhythmic, angry, darkly funny and at times poetic."—The Wall Street Journal “Like Tolkien’s and Martin’s books, The Wake presents the reader with an immersive experience What sharply distinguishes it is its. The Wake is an astonishing accomplishment. The events in it are chronicled by Buccmaster, a brutally unreliable narrator, in an adapted version of old English. At first the prospect seems unreadably off-putting; within twenty pages you get the hang of it; by thirty the suddenly fluent reader is immersed entirely in the mental and geographical contours of the era.

      NPR Summary In a postapocalyptic novel set a thousand years in the past, the Buccmaster, a proud landowner bearing witness to the end of his world after the Norman invasion of , and band of.   And this book is unusual for having all of the gods of every major religion system “wake up”. You get Greek gods front and center, Aztec gods, mentions of Inuit gods, etc. The central character being psychic is established upfront, while .


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"A. An invaded country, groups of men driven to the woods and fens, a land haunted by dying gods where Christianity is the first invader.

Told by a magnificent creation, buccmaster of holland, an inarticulate, rage-filled, brutal man consumed by paranoia and self-doubt that expresses itself in visions of Odin as Wayland Smith.4/5. OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Melville and the gods --Mardi: a study of myths and mythmaking --Moby-Dick: an Egyptian myth incarnate --Pierre; or, The Ambiguities: the petrifaction of myth --Worldly safety and other-worldly saviors: Bartleby: The ascetic's advent ; Benito Cereno: The ascetic's agony ; The ascetics' allegorical masquerade.

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