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9780312452421

Benito Cereno

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312452421

  • ISBN10:

    031245242X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-12-19
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

Bedford College Editions reprint enduring literary works in a handsome, readable, and affordable format. The text of each work is lightly but helpfully annotated. Prepared by eminent scholars and teachers, the editorial matter in each volume includes a chronology of the life of the author; an illustrated introduction to the contexts and major issues of the text in its time and ours; an annotated bibliography for further reading (contexts, criticism, and Internet resources); and a concise glossary of literary terms.

Author Biography

Wyn Kelley is a senior lecturer on the Literature Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of Meville’s City: Literary and Urban Form in Nineteenth-Century New York (1996) and of essays in collections such as Savage Eye: Melville and the Visual Arts (1991), Melville’s Evermoving Dawn: Centennial Essays (1997), The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville (1998), Ungraspable Phantom: Essays on Moby-Dick (2006), Melville and Women (2006), and Hawthorne and Melville: Writing Relationship (2007). She has edited Blackwell Publisher’s A Companion to Herman Melville (2006) and coedited with Jill Barnum and Christopher Sten Whole Oceans Away: Melville and the Pacific (2006). She serves as associate editor of the Melville Society journal Leviathan and as a founding member of the Melville Society Cultural Project.

Table of Contents

Preface
Chronology: The Life of Herman Melville
An Introduction to Benito Cereno
Herman Melville, Benito Cereno
Amasa Delano, From A Narrative of Voyages and Travels, in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres: Comprising Three Voyages Round the World, Together with a Voyage of Survey and Discovery in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands
Suggestions for Further Reading and Research
Glossary of Literary Terms
About the Editor

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