they have the same compelling and mysterious power, defying ultimate interpretation. the selection includes "bartleby", "the enchanted", "benito cereno" (dramatized by robert lowell) and one of melville's supreme masterpieces, "billy budd, sailor". harold beaver's introduction and notes will aid the reader's understanding and enjoyment of one of the most allusive and book-haunted of all writers, 'now recognized as a giant among american men of letters', equal in his own sphere to the greatest of his european contemporaries.
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Douglas Robillard is retired from the University of New Haven and is the author of The Poems of Herman Melville (Kent State University Press,
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