Melville's Short Novels: A Norton Critical Edition / Edition 1

Melville's Short Novels: A Norton Critical Edition / Edition 1

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by Dan McCall, Herman Melville
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393976416

ISBN-13: 9780393976410

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Collected in this volume are Bartleby the Scrivener, Benito Cereno, and Billy Budd—presented in the best texts available, those published during Melville's lifetime and corrected by the author.
Each text has been carefully edited and annotated for student readers.
As his writing reflects, Melville was extraordinarily well read. "Contexts" collects important

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Collected in this volume are Bartleby the Scrivener, Benito Cereno, and Billy Budd—presented in the best texts available, those published during Melville's lifetime and corrected by the author.
Each text has been carefully edited and annotated for student readers.
As his writing reflects, Melville was extraordinarily well read. "Contexts" collects important sources for each novel, including writings by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Amasa Delano, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
"Criticism" includes twenty-eight essays about the novels sure to promote classroom discussion. Contributors include Leo Marx, Elizabeth Hardwick, Frederick Busch, Robert Lowell, Herschel Parker, Carolyn L. Karcher, Thomas Mann, and Hannah Arendt.
A Selected Bibliography is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393976410
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
194,966
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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