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The Confidence-man
His Masquerade
by Herman Melville Tony Tanner John Dugdale

RRP €16.99

The Confidence-man
His Masquerade
by Author Name Herman Melville, Tony Tanner, John Dugdale

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List Price:16.99
Format: Paperback, 198 x 130 x 20mm, 416pp
Publication date: 09 Oct 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN-13: 9780199554850

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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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  • Illustrations: maps