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The Resource Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates

Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates

Label
Billy Budd and other tales
Title
Billy Budd and other tales
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
Billy Budd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813/.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2382
LC item number
.1998
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adventure stories, American
  • Sea stories, American
  • Executions and executioners
  • Ship captains
  • Impressment
  • Sailors
Label
Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Revised and updated bibliography."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Billy Budd -- Piazza -- Bartleby -- Benito Cereno -- Lightning-rod man -- Encantadas, or, Enchanted Isles -- Bell-tower -- Town-ho's story from Moby Dick
Control code
1167058
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xvii, 329 pages
Isbn
9780451526878
Lccn
97062337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1167058
  • (Sirsi) 1167058
  • (OCoLC)39348906
Label
Billy Budd and other tales, Herman Melville ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Note
"Revised and updated bibliography."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Billy Budd -- Piazza -- Bartleby -- Benito Cereno -- Lightning-rod man -- Encantadas, or, Enchanted Isles -- Bell-tower -- Town-ho's story from Moby Dick
Control code
1167058
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xvii, 329 pages
Isbn
9780451526878
Lccn
97062337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1167058
  • (Sirsi) 1167058
  • (OCoLC)39348906

Library Locations

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      15 Union Street, Manchester, MA, 01944, US
      42.5749735 -70.77138570000001
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