TITLE

Melville’s Billy Budd

AUTHOR(S)
Monteiro, George
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Notes & Queries;Jun2013, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p273
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the meaning of the name given to 19th-century author Herman Melville's character Billy Budd. The author notes that the name had previously been given to two blooded racehorses, one that raced in Kentucky in the 1850s and another that raced in Michigan and Ohio in the 1870s. It is noted that in his novella "Billy Budd," Melville uses the term "blood horse" in reference to the character.
ACCESSION #
87825648

 

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