The Confidence-man: His Masquerade

The Confidence-man: His Masquerade

Paperback Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

By (author) Herman Melville, Edited by Tony Tanner, Edited by John Dugdale

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 193mm x 25mm | 286g
  • Publication date: 3 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199554854
  • ISBN 13: 9780199554850
  • Illustrations note: maps
  • Sales rank: 311,175

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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. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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