Contributor biographical information for Billy Budd, sailor and selected tales / Herman Melville ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Milder.

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Robert Milder is Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is editor of Critical Essays on Melville's `Billy Budd, Sailor' and the author of Reimagining Thoreau.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Executions and executioners -- Fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction.
Impressment -- Fiction.
Sailors -- Fiction.