Re: RARA-AVIS: Before 1920

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 18 Oct 2007

I always thought of Bret Harte as a pulpster in disguise. And, against received opinion, I think that the Melville masterpieces are his short works Benito Cereno, Bartleby and Billy Budd. Bartleby, in particular, points to much modern and postmodern literature.



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