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The Resource Billy Budd and other stories, Herman Melville

Billy Budd and other stories, Herman Melville

Label
Billy Budd and other stories
Title
Billy Budd and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the end of the eighteenth century, and the navy recruits the eponymous hero - the 'Handsome Sailor' - to its fleet. Accused of mutinous behaviour, Billy Budd is forced to defend himself, but his fearful, silent response soon gives way to a terrible act of violence. The consequences are disastrous, and nothing can prevent the force of judgment and eventual justice upon him. Discovered among Melville's papers after his death and published posthumously in 1924, 'Billy Budd' is a powerful tale of guilt and innocence, crime and punishment, and the cost of adhering to duty
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Member of
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1819-1891
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Melville, Herman
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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1819-1891
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Melville, Herman
Series statement
Collins classics
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Seafaring life
Target audience
adult
Label
Billy Budd and other stories, Herman Melville
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Billy Budd first published posthumously in 1924
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Bartleby, the scrivener -- Benito Cereno -- Las encantadas, or Enchanted isles -- Billy Budd
Control code
39623750
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
William Collins paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 368 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007558193
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 39623750
  • (Sirsi) 39623750
Label
Billy Budd and other stories, Herman Melville
Publication
Note
Billy Budd first published posthumously in 1924
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Bartleby, the scrivener -- Benito Cereno -- Las encantadas, or Enchanted isles -- Billy Budd
Control code
39623750
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
William Collins paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 368 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007558193
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 39623750
  • (Sirsi) 39623750

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