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The two intertwined narratives in Herman Melville's Billy Budd : a study of an author's literary method

Author: Stanton Garner
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Herman Melville's final work of prose fiction, "Billy Budd, Sailor". This title argues that Melville created two "Billy Budds" and that they exist as co-extensive narratives - one  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanton Garner
ISBN: 9780773437074 077343707X
OCLC Number: 526027047
Description: xi, 195 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In defense of Billy Budd --
Background --
The narrator, Billy Budd, and Captain Vere --
The great mutiny and Nelson --
Life and death aboard a man-of-war : in no time --
Life and death aboard a man-of-war : the return to time --
Lookin back : Melville's geriatric dementia reconsidered.
Responsibility: Stanton Garner ; with a foreword by John Wenke.

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