Free Shipping in the UK
Proud to be B-Corp

Melville's Short Novels Herman Melville

Melville's Short Novels By Herman Melville

Melville's Short Novels by Herman Melville

New RRP £13.99
Condition - Very Good
Only 3 left


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.

Melville's Short Novels Summary

Melville's Short Novels by Herman Melville

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.

About Herman Melville

Dan McCall is Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. He is the author of the novels Jack the Bear (which was made into a movie starring Danny DeVito) and Triphammer. His monographs include The Silence of Bartleby and Citizens of Somewhere Else.

Additional information

Melville's Short Novels by Herman Melville
Used - Very Good
WW Norton & Co
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Melville's Short Novels