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PZ3.M498 1971
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TITLE: The confidence-man, his masquerade : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, reviews, criticism, an annotated bibliography / Herman Melville ; edite
AUTHOR: Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
SERIES: Norton critical edition
PUBLISHED: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1971.
DESCRIPTION: xvii, 376 pages ; 21 cm.
EDITION: 1st ed.
NOTES: "Slightly corrected reprinting of the first American edition," published in 1857.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-376).
NOTES: 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.
SUBJECT: Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Confidence-man.
SUBJECT: Swindlers and swindling --Fiction.
SUBJECT: Steamboats --Fiction.
SUBJECT: American fiction --19th century.
SUBJECT: Mississippi River--Fiction.
SUBJECT: Satire.
SUBJECT: Bateaux a` vapeur--Romans, nouvelles, etc.
SUBJECT: Roman ame´ricain--19e sie`cle.
SUBJECT: Mississippi (Fleuve) --Romans, nouvelles, etc.
ADDED ENTRY: Parker, Hershel, editor.

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