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Billy Budd : An Inside Narrative Reading Text and Genetic Text - Herman Melville

Billy Budd

An Inside Narrative Reading Text and Genetic Text

By: Herman Melville, H. Mayford (Editor), Merton M. Sealts (Editor), Harrison Hayford (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 1962
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Hayford and Sealts's text was the first accurate version of Melville's final novel. Based on a close analysis of the manuscript, thoroughly annotated, and packaged with a history of the text and perspectives for its criticism, this edition will remain the definitive version of a profoundly suggestive story.

"The texts are impeccably accurate. . . . The collection is accompanied by an unobtrusive but expert annotation. . . . Probably Melville's finest short work, the incomplete 'Billy Budd,' [is] a striking reworking of the crucifixion set in the English maritime service of the Revolutionary period."-John Sutherland, The Los Angeles Times

ISBN: 9780226321325
ISBN-10: 0226321320
Series: An Inside Narrative Reading Text and Genetic Text
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 230
Published: 1st January 1962
Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Type: Annotated