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Billy Budd, Sailor – Herman Melville

(Pennsylvania State University Electronic Classics 2001, originally published in 1924) Melville began writing Billy Budd in 1886, but he never completed the novella in a finished form, and so it was prepared for publication after his death. It’s a simple … Continue reading

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