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Mojo's Must Reads: Billy Budd by Herman Melville

“Stung by the critical reception and lack of commercial success of his previous two works, Moby-Dick and Pierre, Herman Melville became obsessed with the difficulties of communicating his vision to readers. 298 more words

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FACT FOOD #912

Billy Budd is a fictional sea story that was published in 1924 in London. The work was edited by the former Columbian University professor, Raymond M. 37 more words

Review: Billy Budd. Opera North. Theatre Royal Nottingham.

The staging of Opera North’s little shown Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten with libretto by E.M Forster and Eric Crozier, taken from Herman Melville’s original novella, is very spectacular. 487 more words

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