Reading Billy Budd
In this study of Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor, renowned Melville scholar Hershel Parker provides the fullest introduction to and analysis of this work to date. It is the first complete reading of Billy Budd to draw on the definitive but neglected Hayford-Sealts Genetic Text. For the first time, it places Billy Budd in the context of Melville's writings and projects of the last decade of his life; and it is the first to present the work as a product of the post-Gilded Age and fin-de-siecle period rather than of the mid-century high romanticism of Moby-Dick.
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Reading 'Billy Budd', however, has many virtues. Parker reminds us that the story is late Melville, not something written contemporaneously with Moby-Dick; ...
Caliber - Nineteenth-Century Literature - 46(3):412 - Citation
46, No. 3, Pages 412Ė416. Posted online on August 15, 2007. (doi:10.1525/ncl.1922.214.171.124p04007). Reading "Billy Budd." . Hershel Parker .
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