Billy Budd, Sailor and Selected Tales

Billy Budd, Sailor and Selected Tales


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199538911
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/15/2009
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 811,461
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert Milder is Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is editor of Critical Essays on Melville's 'Billy Budd, Sailor' and the author of Reimagining Thoreau.

Date of Birth:

August 1, 1819

Date of Death:

September 28, 1891

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Place of Death:

New York, New York


Attended the Albany Academy in Albany, New York, until age 15

Table of Contents

1. Bartleby, the Scrivener

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Billy Budd, Sailor and Selected Tales 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
mumfie on LibraryThing 6 months ago
This is an interesting collection. Bartleby is a wonderful conundrum; "I and My Chimney" is a bizarre but beautiful portrait. Billy Budd is a difficult tale.Melville makes wonderful observations on the individuality of people, with dry depictions that don't lose their accuracy.