Table of contents for Understanding Melville's short fiction : a student's guide to issues, sources, and historical documents / Claudia Durst Johnson.

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Introduction
1. "Bartleby the Scrivener. A Story of Wall Street"
2. Wall Street and the Pursuit of Wealth
FROM:
George G. Foster. Fifteen Minutes Around New York New York: Dewitt and 
Davenport, 1849.
The Last Will and Testimony of John Jacob Astor. New York Herald, April 5, 1849.
Herman Melville. Mardi. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1849.
James Gordon Bennett. "Astor's Will." The New York Herald. April 5, 1849
Horace Mann. A Few Thoughts For a Young Man.	Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1887.
Gretchen Morgenson. "Scrushy Ran HealthSouth Real Estate on the Side." New York 
Times. April 4, 2003
Gretchen Morgenson. "Chairman Quits Stock Exchange in Furor Over Pay." New 
York Times. September 18, 2003.
John Cassidy. "Business as Usual" The New Yorker. August 4, 2003.
3. Work without Hope: The Office Worker
FROM:
Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" 1843.
Charles Dickens Bleak House 1852, 1853
James W. Alexander, "The Merchant's Clerk Cheered and Counseled" in The Man of 
Business, Considered 	in His Various Relations. New York: Anson D.F. Randolph, 1857.
"The Old Office" in C. Wright Mills' White Collar. New York: Oxford University 
Press, 1951.
Anne Lynch. "On Halleck" in James Grant Wilson. The Life and Letters of Fitz-Greene 
Hallack. New York: D. Appleton Co., 1869.
Anon. "Description of the Poet Halleck" in James Grant Wilson. The Life and Letters 
of Friz-Greene Hallack. New York: D. Appleton Co., 1869.
Maarten de Kadt, "Insurance: A Clerical Work Factory" Case Studies on the Labor 
Process. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1979.
4. Worker Resistance
Interview with Chris Carlsson
5. Religious Justification of Wall Street Practices
FROM:
Wharton Barker, "Mammon in the Pulpit," The Great Issues. Philadelphia: Wharton 
Barker, 1902
Horace Bushnell. Prosperity Our Duty. Hartford: Case, Tiffany and Burham, 1847.
John Todd. "Men of Business." The Man of Business, 	Considered in His Various 
Relations. New York: Anson D.F. Randolph, 1857.
David B. Ogden. Trinity's Tenements. New York: Trinity Church, 1909.
6. Homeless
Interview with Johnny Baskerville
7. Agoraphobia
FROM:
"Jane" in Robyn Vines. Agoraphobia. London: Fontana/Collins, 1987
"Depersonalization" in Ruth Hurst Vose. Agoraphobia. London: Faber and Faber, 
1986.
8. Billy Budd-Acceptance or Resistance?
9. The French Revolution
FROM:
"List of Grievance for the Royal Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters of Orleans," 
and "List of Grievances, Complaints, and Remonstrances of the Inhabitants of the 
Parish of Pithiviers-le- Vieil." in Philip Dawson's The French Revolution. Englewood 
Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1967.
"The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen" in Leo Gershon. The Era of 
the French Revolution. New York: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1957.
Edmund Burke. Reflections on the French Revolution (1790) London: Penguin Books, 
1968.
Thomas Paine's The Rights of Man (1790)
10: The Clash of the Bellipotent and The Rights Of Man: Mutiny at the Spithead and the Nore
FROM:
Thomas Paine's Rights of Man. Part Two. Philadelphia: Printed for William Cobbett, 
1796.
"Petition the Queen Charlotte," April 17, 1797 in Admiralty Documents, Public 
Records Office, London.
"The Delegates of the Different Ships at the Nore Assembled in Council, to their 
Fellow-Subjects" (1797).
"The Muse's Friendly Aid" a Ballad Found on H.M.S. Repulse at the Nore, 1797.
"All Hail Brother Seamen" A Forecastle Ballad, 1797.
"Forecastle Ballad," 1797.
11: Billy Budd, the Somers Affair, and the Articles of War.
FROM:
Herman Melville's White Jacket. New York: Harpers, 1850.
New York Tribune and the New York Express, December 17, 1842.
"The Brig Somers" from Thurlow Weed's Autobiography of Thurlow Weed. Boston: 
Houghton, Mifflin, Co., 1883, vol. 1.
12: The Mutiny Act and The Patriot Act
FROM:
"The Uniting and Strengthening America By Providing Appropriate Tools Required 
to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001." Washington, D.C.: United States 
Congress, October 24, 2001
Ethan Bronner. "Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism," New York Times, 
February 22, 2004.
"Des Moines Activists Ordered to Testify in US Court" The Des Moines Register, 
February 5, 2004.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Short story -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.