By Herman Melville
This scholarly variation goals to provide a textual content as as regards to the author's purpose because the surviving facts allows. according to collations of the 2 concerns and the 2 impressions of the one version publishing in Melville's lifetime, it comprises important emendations made by means of the sequence editors. this article of Pierre is an licensed textual content of the heart for variants of yank Authors (Modern Language organization of America).
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