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The confidence-man, his masquerade : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, reviews, criticism, an annotated bibliography

Author: Herman Melville; Hershel Parker
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1971.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set on a Mississippi steamer on April Fool's Day and populated by a series of shape-shifting con men, The Confidence-Man is a challenging metaphysical and ethical exploration of antebellum American society.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Confidence-man, his masquerade.
New York : W.W. Norton, ©1971
(OCoLC)875859656
Named Person: Herman Melville
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Hershel Parker
ISBN: 0393043452 : 0393099687 9780393043457 : 0393099687 0393099687 9780393099683
OCLC Number: 210816
Notes: "Slightly corrected reprinting of the first American edition," published in 1857.
Description: xvii, 376 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; edited by Hershel Parker.

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