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New Essays on Billy Budd

New Essays on Billy Budd

by Donald Yannella, David Ellyard, Wil Tirion
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521428297

ISBN-13: 9780521428293

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Billy Budd is Herman Melville's most popular work after Moby-Dick. Melville wrote the novella during the five years before his death, and it was published posthumously in 1924. The essays collected here provide a multifaceted introduction to this major American work.

Overview

Billy Budd is Herman Melville's most popular work after Moby-Dick. Melville wrote the novella during the five years before his death, and it was published posthumously in 1924. The essays collected here provide a multifaceted introduction to this major American work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521428293
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
American Novel Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
166
Sales rank:
776,782
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Donald Yannella; 1. Melville's indirection: Billy Budd, the Genetic text, and 'the deadly space between' John Wenke; 2. Billy Budd and American labour unrest: the case for striking back Larry J. Reynolds; 3. Religion, myth and meaning in the art of Billy Budd, Sailor Gail Coffler; 4. Old man Melville: the rose and the cross R. Milder; Selected Bibliography.

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