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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

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction

Growth of the Manuscript

Plates I-VIII

History of the Text

Perspectives for Criticism

Billy Budd, Sailor: The Reading Text

Billy Budd, Sailor

Notes and Commentary

Bibliography

Textual Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226321325
Editor:
Hayford, Harrison; Sealts, Jr., Merton M.
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. J
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr. JR. JR.
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr. JR. JR.
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Hayford, Harrison; Sealts, Jr., Merton M.
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. J
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Sealts, Merton M., Jr.
Author:
Melville, Herman
Author:
Sealts Jr, Merton M.
Author:
Merton M. Sealts, Jr.
Author:
Hayford, Harrison
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago ; London :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Executions and executioners
Subject:
Sailors
Subject:
Ncvels and ncvellas
Subject:
Ship captains
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Phoenix ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
P99
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 halftones
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in

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