Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 224
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Book Description Best known as the creator of Captain Ahab and the great white whale of Moby-Dick, Herman Melville also wrote short stories for two of the nineteenth century’s leading monthly magazines, Harper's and Putnam's. Thiscollection features 14 selections of his tales from those magazines--most prominently, "The Encantadas or Enchanted Isles," a series of descriptive sketches of the Galapagos Islands. The other stories showcase Melville's mastery of many forms, from poetry and satire to social criticism. These rediscovered tales by a writer ahead of his time offer a captivating blend of artistry and cultural commentary. Contents Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! or, The Crowing of the Noble Cock Beneventano The Encantadas or Enchanted Isles The Two Temples Poor Man’s Pudding and Rich Man’s Crumbs The Happy Failure: A Story of the River Hudson The Lightning-Rod Man The Fiddler The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids The...