New Essays on Billy Budd

New Essays on Billy Budd

by Donald Yannella
     
 
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.

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From the Publisher
"The collection as a whole as well as every contributor meets the highest standard of textual criticism and may exemplify the classic principles of carrying on polemics." American Studies International

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521417785
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
American Novel Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Donald Yannella is the author of American Prose to 1820 (1979), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1982), The Perfect Prodigy Melville on the Birth of Malcolm (1986) and Herman Melville's Malcolm Letter (1992).

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