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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
Dewey number
Mel
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2384
LC item number
.B5 2009
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
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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 (pages 366-369)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Billy Budd -- The Piazza Tales: Piazza -- Bartleby -- Benito Cereno -- Lightning-rod man -- Encantadas, or, Enchanted Islands -- Bell-tower -- Town-ho's story from Moby Dick
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xiii, 369 pages
Isbn
9780451530813
Lccn
2013658273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)368338860
  • (OCoLC)368338860
Label
Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with a new introduction by Julian Markels and an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
Link
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 (pages 366-369)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Billy Budd -- The Piazza Tales: Piazza -- Bartleby -- Benito Cereno -- Lightning-rod man -- Encantadas, or, Enchanted Islands -- Bell-tower -- Town-ho's story from Moby Dick
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xiii, 369 pages
Isbn
9780451530813
Lccn
2013658273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)368338860
  • (OCoLC)368338860

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