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Herman Melville"s Billy Budd

by Miriam Minkowitz

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Published by Research & Education Association in Piscataway, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. -- Examinations -- Study guides,
  • Capital punishment in literature -- Examinations -- Study guides,
  • Sailors in literature -- Examinations -- Study guides

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [83]-84).

    Other titlesBilly Budd
    Statementtext by Miriam Minkowitz ; illustrations by Michael Kupka.
    SeriesMAXnotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2384.B6 M56 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL820367M
    ISBN 100878910077
    LC Control Number95072134
    OCLC/WorldCa35228992

    Herman Melville was born in New York City in He worked as a crew member on several vessels beginning in , his experiences spawning his successful early novels Typee () and Omoo ().Born: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    The Life and Works of Herman Melville The Life and Works of Herman Melville is a publication dedicated to disseminating information about Herman Melville on the Internet and the World Wide Web. Another valuable Internet resource is Ishmail, an electronic mailing list devoted to the discussion of Melville, his works, and other related subjects.. Moby-Dick Marathon Fifth annual . Billy Budd is about the life of a young sailor. The young sailor has an innocent look on life that is envied by many. It is a tale of the good and evil of men; of the adventures and trials he had on board the ship. This is an enjoyable novel for all ages, with .

    Billy Budd is a young 21 y/o former foundling serving on a merchant ship Rights-of-Man returning to England, when he is impressed to serve on the H.M.S. Bellipotent "seventy four" warship. The English are at war with Napoleonic France. Since Billy Budd is set in the wake of the Nore Mutiny, a sense of military duty is not just a formality; it is a safeguard against massive uprisings in the British fleet. Duty often allows one to act thoughtlessly and simply follow orders, but in Billy Budd one's sense of duty becomes a true burden to carry. As the characters try to sort out difficult moral questions, it is unclear whether.


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