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This Norton Critical Edition includes:· The Harper & Brothers 1852 first edition of the novel, accompanied by Robert S. Levine and Cindy Weinstein’s editorial matter.· Six illustrations.· Contextual and source materials, including letters, responses to Pierre by Melville’s contemporaries, and works by Daniel Webster, Thomas Cole, James Fenimore Cooper, Lydia Maria Child, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, among others, that give readers a sense of Pierre’s time and place.· Seven critical essays on Pierre’s major themes by Sacvan Bercovitch, James Creech, Samuel Otter, Wyn Kelley, Cindy Weinstein, Jeffory A. Clymer, and Dominic Mastroianni.· A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography.
Number of Pages: 593
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Norton Critical Editions
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Herman Melville
Street Date: February 24, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-7351
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