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Billy Budd, Sailor

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  • Billy Budd, Sailor (University of Chicago Press) – Trade paperback (2001)
    by Herman Melville, Harrison Hayford (Editor), Professor Merton M Sealts, Jr. (Editor)

    Billy Budd, Sailor

    Trade paperback, University of Chicago Press
    2001
    English
    Annotated.
    230 pages

    ISBN: 0226321320
    ISBN-13: 9780226321325

    If Melville had never written "Moby Dick," his place in literature would have been assured by his short fiction. "Billy Budd, Sailor" is his last work and his masterpiece -- a brilliant study of the tragic clash between social authority and individual freedom, human justice and abstract good. In "Bartleby the Scivener," a Wall Street law clerk takes passive resistance to a comic -- and tragic -- extreme. Completing the beautiful collection are: "Benito Cerino, " "The Encantatas, " "The Plaza, " and finally, Melville s ... Show more

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