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Billy Budd and the piazza tales

Author: Herman Melville; Robert G O'Meally
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains short fiction from the nineteenth-century American novelist, and features his unfinished novella entitled "Billy Budd, Sailor," along with the "Piazza Tales," which includes "Bartleby," "The Bell-Tower," and others; and includes a brief biography of the author.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Robert G O'Meally
ISBN: 9781593082536 1593082533
OCLC Number: 144526117
Notes: "With and introduction and notes by Robert G. O'Meally."
Description: xliv, 338 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The world of Herman Melville and Billy Budd, sailor --
Introduction by Robert G. O'Meally --
Billy Budd, sailor --
The Piazza tales --
The piazza --
Bartleby --
Benito Cereno --
The lightning-rod man --
The encantadas --
The bell-tower --
Endnotes --
Inspired by Billy Budd, sailor --
Comments & questions.
Responsibility: Herman Melville.

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Contains short fiction from the nineteenth-century American novelist, and features his unfinished novella entitled "Billy Budd, Sailor," along with the "Piazza Tales," which includes "Bartleby," "The Bell-Tower," and others; and includes a brief biography of the author.

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