Sources:

Historical:
News Accounts of the Confidence Man
Literary:
James Hall, Sketches of the History, Life, and Manners, in the West, Vol. II, Ch. 6
Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Celestial Railroad"

Biographical and Critical Context:

"Hawthorne and His Mosses"
Letter to Nathaniel Hawthorne, June 1851
Two Contemporary Perspectives: Duyckinck and Hawthorne on Melville

Contemporary Reviews:

A compendium of reviews from American and English newspapers and journals, 1857-58.


Melville in the Electronic Text Center

Redburn
White-Jacket
Moby Dick, or The Whale


THE CONFIDENCE-MAN: HIS MASQUERADE


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