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The confidence-man: his masquerade;

Author: Herman Melville; Elizabeth Sophia Foster
Publisher: New York, Hendricks House, 1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Savage irony and black humor as Melville's Confidence-Man strips away the hypocritical pretenses of fellow passengers on a Mississippi steamboat.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Allegories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Confidence-man.
New York, Hendricks House, 1954
(OCoLC)562755695
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Elizabeth Sophia Foster
OCLC Number: 276051
Notes: "The introduction and explanatory notes [are based on the editor's] ... doctoral dissertation, 'Herman Melville's The confidence man: its origin and meaning, ' Yale University, 1942."
Description: xcv, 392 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth S. Foster.

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Savage irony and black humor as Melville's Confidence-Man strips away the hypocritical pretenses of fellow passengers on a Mississippi steamboat.

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