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Billy Budd

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Billy Budd, Sailor is a novella by American author Herman Melville, left unfinished at his death in 1891, and published in 1924. It was acclaimed by British critics as a masterpiece when published in London, and quickly took its place among the canon of significant works in the United States. The plot follows Billy Budd, a seaman impressed into service aboard HMS Bellipotent in the year 1797, when the British Royal Navywas reeling from two major mutinies and was threatened by the Revolutionary French Republic's military ambitions. He is impressed from another ship, The Rights of Man (named after the book by Thomas Paine). As his former ship moves off, Budd shouts, "Good-by to you too, old Rights-of-Man." Billy Budd, had been adapted to many plays, even in Broadway, to Opera and to film and television
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304940803
Edition
First Edition
Published
March 14, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
194.19 KB
Product ID
21528243

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