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The Confidence-man: His Masquerade

ISBN : 9780199554850

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¥2,376
Author: 
Herman Melville; Tony Tanner; John Dugdale
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 198 mm
Pub date
Oct 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
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Male, female, deft, fraudulent, constantly shifting: which of the 'masquerade' of passengers on the Mississippi steamboat Fidele is 'the confidence man'? The central motif of Melville's last and most 'modern' novel can be seen as a symbol of American cultural history.

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Edited by Tony Tanner, Fellow, King's College, Cambridge, and John Dugdale

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