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The Resource Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates

Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates

Label
Billy Budd and other tales
Title
Billy Budd and other tales
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
Billy Budd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Featured in this volume are "Billy Budd", Melville's posthumously published novella, the story of the rivalry between a handsome sailor and his demonic captain; the tale of the apathetic "Bartleby, the Scrivener; " the riveting "Benito Cereno", the story of a slave ship mutiny written at the time of the Amistad case and "The Town-Ho's Story", a chapter from Melville's masterpiece, "Moby Dick"
Cataloging source
IMR
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1819-1891
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Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813/.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1938-
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  • Markels, Julian
  • Oates, Joyce Carol
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  • Adventure stories, American
  • Sea stories, American
  • Executions and executioners
  • Ship captains
  • Impressment
  • Sailors
  • Short stories
Label
Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This edition of Billy Budd is based on a text edited by Frederic Barron Freeman and corrected by Elizabeth Treeman"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-369)
Contents
Billy Budd -- Piazza -- Bartleby -- Benito Cereno -- Lightning-rod man -- Encantadas, or, Enchanted Isles -- Bell-tower -- Town-ho's story from Moby Dick
Control code
ocn368338860
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xiii, 369 p.
Isbn
9780451530813
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1135492
  • (OCoLC)368338860
Label
Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Note
"This edition of Billy Budd is based on a text edited by Frederic Barron Freeman and corrected by Elizabeth Treeman"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-369)
Contents
Billy Budd -- Piazza -- Bartleby -- Benito Cereno -- Lightning-rod man -- Encantadas, or, Enchanted Isles -- Bell-tower -- Town-ho's story from Moby Dick
Control code
ocn368338860
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xiii, 369 p.
Isbn
9780451530813
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1135492
  • (OCoLC)368338860

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