Is Herman Melville's Billy Budd an antiwar novel?
Thomas Paine was an English-born American philosopher and political activist who lived from February 9, 1737 to June 8, 1809. He wrote the Rights of Man, a document of thirty-one articles supporting a political revolution which aims to safeguard the rights of the people.
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Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor is an antiwar novel in that it explores the negative effects of war on men who participate (or are forced to...
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Learn about Herman Melville and read about his books, especially his famous work, Moby Dick. Discover Melville as one of the great American authors of the 1800s.