WorldCat Identities

Higgins, Brian 1943-

Overview
Works: 12 works in 83 publications in 2 languages and 3,961 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Book reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS2387, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Higgins
Herman Melville, an annotated bibliography by Brian Higgins( Book )

24 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays on Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays on Herman Melville's Pierre, or, The ambiguities( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville : the contemporary reviews by Brian Higgins( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville : a reference guide, 1931-1960 by Brian Higgins( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Melville's Pierre ; or, The ambiguities by Brian Higgins( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This engaging new study uses biographical evidence to explore Pierre, the puzzling novel that Herman Melville wrote immediately after the publication of Moby-Dick. Parker and Higgins reveal that Melville drastically altered the end of the novel after a troubling meeting with his publisher and editor about the perceived failure of Moby-Dick. Melville re-wrote Pierre's protagonist as a writer and used the novel to attack the publishing industry. Parker and Higgins' exploration into Pierre shows that this is a deeply flawed novel, but an intriguing and revealing glimpse into the mind of an Americ
Herman Melville by Brian Higgins( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English background of Meville's Pierre by Brian Higgins( )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville : an annotated bibliography by Brian Higgins( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Melville's Pierre; or, The ambiguities by Brian Higgins( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hole in the head by Brian Higgins( )

in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville by M. Thomas Inge( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Herman Melville : the contemporary reviews
Languages
English (74)

German (1)

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