Thursday, April 1, 2021

Benito Cereno - Broadview Press

Dropping soon on Melvilliana! "Memory Holes in the Broadview BENITO CERENO"

Benito Cereno - Broadview Press: “Benito Cereno,” a story of atmospheric Gothic horror and striking political resonance, represents Herman Melville’s most profound and unsettling engagement with the horrors of New World slavery. Narrating the story of a slave revolt using materials drawn from Amasa Delano’s non-fictional account of the Tryal Rebellion from earlier in the nineteenth century, Melville’s story probes…

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