Billy Budd, Sailor | Study Guide

Herman Melville

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Billy Budd, Sailor | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Herman Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Billy Budd, Sailor that you may enjoy.

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Goldstein, Tom. "The Law; Once Again, 'Billy Budd' Is Standing Trial." New York Times, 10 June 1988.

Miller, James E. "Billy Budd: The Catastrophe of Innocence." Modern Language Notes, vol. 73, no. 3, 1958, p. 168.

Parker, Hershel. Reading Billy Budd. Northwestern UP, 2001.

Yannella, Donald. New Essays on "Billy Budd." Cambridge UP, 2002.

Course Hero. "Billy Budd, Sailor Infographic." Course Hero. 19 Dec. 2017. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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