Notes on Melville's "Billy Budd" and "Typee"

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Notes on Melville's "Billy Budd" and "Typee" - Emerson, O.B.

Forty years separate the writing of these books, and Melville's moral concerns are highly visible in Billy Budd, in which a young sailor willingly accepts his punishment after accidentally killing an evil man. In Typee, Melville romanticized his own adventures as a merchant seaman on a Polynesian island. Typee is generally considered nothing more ...

Notes on Melville's "Billy Budd" and "Typee" 1968, Hungry Minds Inc,U.S., Foster City

ISBN-13: 9780822002383

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