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Billy Budd (Mermaid Dramabook Series)

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Published by Hill & Wang .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sailors,
  • Men"s Adventure,
  • Fiction,
  • Poetry,
  • Ship captains,
  • General,
  • Executions and executioners,
  • Drama,
  • Impressment

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7974314M
ISBN 100809012049
ISBN 109780809012046

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A Forgotten Story. Billy Budd was never published during Melville's lifetime. A Columbia University professor researching Melville discovered the unknown manuscript of the novella among Melville's letters in and Billy Budd was at last published soon after. Billy Buddby Herman Melville,The Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Editor, PSU-Hazleton, Hazleton, PA is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of Size: KB.   Billy Budd and Other Stories is a collection of author Herman Melville’s most remarkable short stories/5(9). Billy Budd Summary. At an English seaport, Lieutenant Ratcliffe of the H.M.S. Bellipotent is picking men for the ship's next expedition. A large, handsome sailor is immediately chosen and taken aboard the ship, Billy Budd. In speaking with Billy's old shipmaster, Ratcliffe finds out that Billy was enormously admired on board his last ship and.