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Pierre

Or, The Ambiguities

Paperback

Herman Melville (Author), Robert S. Levine (Editor), Cindy Weinstein (Editor)

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Magnificent and strange, Pierre is a richly allusive novel mirroring both antebellum America and Herman Melville’s own life.

The Harper & Brothers 1852 first edition of Pierre is accompanied by Robert S. Levine and Cindy Weinstein’s introduction, note on the text and annotations. Contextual and source materials, including letters and responses, provide readers with a sense of Pierre’s time and place. Seven critical essays on Pierre’s major themes are also included.

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