14 Jan 2018

Melville (CD) The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade, character directory


by Corry Shores


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Herman Melville


The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade



Man in Cream Colors


Ch.1: He counteracts the wanted sign for a mysterious impostor by making his own signs advocating charity and trust. He is dressed in cream colors and is deaf and mute. He seems to be just making a short trip. After receiving an injury, he falls asleep on the deck. Ch.2: A crowd criticizes him while he slept. Then it is “not unlikely” that he soon disembarked.





Melville, Herman. 1857. The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade. New York: Dix, Edwards.

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