The Confidence-man

The Confidence-man : His Masquerade

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 121.92 x 193.04 x 22.86mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • map
  • 0192837621
  • 9780192837622
  • 1,642,397

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"A challenging text....An excellent edition--very useful introduction, appendices, and explanatory notes."--Kenneth D. Pimple, Indiana Universityshow more

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