Benito Cereno, Bartleby: The Scrivener, and The Encantadas - Herman Melville

Benito Cereno, Bartleby: The Scrivener, and The Encantadas

By Herman Melville

  • Release Date: 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

Description

In this collection readers will find three of Herman Melville's most popular shorter works, "Benito Cereno", "Bartleby: The Scrivener", and "The Encantadas". Considered to be one of Melville's best short stories, "Benito Cereno" is a tale of the revolt aboard a Spanish ship. "Bartleby: The Scrivener" is a moral allegory set on Wall Street in New York. And "The Encantadas" are a collection of sketches based on Melville's experiences in the Galapagos Islands.