Proceedings of An International Conference, Volos, Greece, July 2-6, 1997
the world met in Volos, Greece, to discuss the work of American writer and international traveler Herman Melville. Offering insights into Melville the man and Melville the artist, the papers presented at this conference reflected a variety of interdisciplinary, international, and intergenerational perspectives. With the participation of esteemed Melville critics and many young scholars gaining recognition for their innovative and incisive work in the area of Melville studies, this unique conference afforded all who attended an overview of current approaches to Melville and detailed thematic examinations of his specific works and themes. Edited by conference participants and organizers Sanford E. Marovitz and A. C. Christodoulou, Melville Main Description Among the Nations is a handsomely designed and illustrated collection with much original art and typography by A. C. Christodoulou?that displays the diversity of approaches used to illuminate Melville's art and thought.