Benito Cereno: A PDF-style e-book

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Macmillan Higher Education, Feb 11, 2013 - Fiction - 160 pages

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.

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The Life of Herman Melville
An Introduction to Benito Cereno
Herman Melville

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About the author (2013)

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.

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