The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade

Paperback | November 9, 2008

byHerman MelvilleEditorTony Tanner, John Dugdale

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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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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.

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and poet.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.79 inPublished:November 9, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199554854

ISBN - 13:9780199554850

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