Billy Budd and Typee (Barron's Book Notes)
A lively, in-depth discussion of BILLY BUDD AND TYPEE. Students are taken on an exciting journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.
Paperback, 122 pages
Published December 1st 1984 by Barron's Educational Series
(first published January 1984)
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