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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". Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates.

Table of Contents

Billy Budd — The piazza — Bartleby — Benito Cereno — The lightning-rod man — The Encantadas, or, Enchanted Isles — The bell-tower — The town-ho's story from Moby Dick.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526878
Introduction:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
Thorp, Willard
Author:
Melville, Herman
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Sailors
Subject:
Adventure stories, American
Subject:
Sea stories, American
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Ship captains
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329).
Series Volume:
no. 1380-3F
Publication Date:
19980701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.83x4.17x.64 in. .37 lbs.

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