Entries Tagged as 'What’sNew'

Friday, February 8th, 2013

What’s New: Given Away, Handed Down, Lost, Lost, and Found

Melville’s marginalia is a hot topic in American literary studies, and inquiry is kept fresh in the field when annotated books from his library turn up on the market. Sometimes they do so in interesting and surprising ways. Melville’s copy of Boswell’s Life of Johnson, acquired in London in 1849, appeared on the tables of […]