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Herman Melville towers among American writers not only for his powerful novels but also for the stirring novellas and short stories that flowed from his pen Two of the most admired of these Bartleby and Benito Cereno first appeared as magazine pieces and were then published in as part of a collection of short stories entitled The Piazza Tales br Bartleby also known as Bartleby the Scrivener is an intriguing moral allegory set in the business world of mid th century New York A strange enigmatic man employed as a clerk in a legal office Bartleby forces his employer to come to grips with the most basic questions of human responsibility and haunts the latter s conscience even after Bartleby s dismissal br Benito Cereno considered one of Melville s best short stories deals with a bloody slave revolt on a Spanish vessel A splendid parable of man s struggle against the forces of evil the carefully developed and mysteriously guarded plot builds to a dramatic climax while revealing the horror and depravity of which man is capable br Reprinted here from standard texts in a finely made yet inexpensive new edition these stories offer the general reader and students of Melville and American literature sterling examples of a literary giant at his story telling best, i Tales of compelling power by one of America s greatest writers i br br Stung by the critical reception and lack of commercial success of his previous two works i Moby Dick i and i Pierre i Herman Melville became obsessed with the difficulties of communicating his vision to readers His sense of isolation lies at the heart of these later works Billy Budd Sailor a classic confrontation between good and evil is the story of an innocent young man unable to defend himself against a wrongful accusation The other selections here Bartleby The Encantadas Benito Cereno and The Piazza also illuminate in varying guises the way fictions are created and shared with a wider society br br In his introduction Frederick Busch discusses Melville s preoccupation with his correspondence with the world his quarrel with silence and why fiction was for Melville a matter of life and death br br Bartleby br The piazza br The Encantadas br The bell tower br Benito Cereno br The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids br Billy Budd sailor, A handsome young sailor is unjustly accused of plotting mutiny in this timeless tale of the sea, Male female deft fraudulent constantly shifting which of the masquerade of passengers on the Mississippi steamboat Fidele is the confidence man The central motif of Melville s last and most modern novel can be seen as a symbol of American cultural history