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Moby-Dick, or, The whale

by Herman Melville

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books/Library of America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Whaling ships -- Fiction,
  • Ship captains -- Fiction,
  • Mentally ill -- Fiction,
  • Whaling -- Fiction,
  • Whales -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWhale.
    Statementby Herman Melville.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2384 .M6 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 660 p. ;
    Number of Pages660
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1889059M
    ISBN 100679725253
    LC Control Number90050621
    OCLC/WorldCa23286500

    Read Chapter 90 - Heads or Tails of Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville. The text begins: "De balena vero sufficit, si rex habeat caput, et regina caudam." BRACTON, L. 3, C. 3. Latin from the books of the Laws of England, which taken along with the context, means, that of all whales captured by anybody on the coast of that land, the King, as Honorary Grand Harpooneer, must have the. Check out this great listen on Moby-Dick is widely considered to be the Great American Novel and a treasure of world literature. The story details the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whale ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns tha.

    Read Chapter 19 - The Prophet of Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville. The text begins: "Shipmates, have ye shipped in that ship?" Queequeg and I had just left the Pequod, and were sauntering from the water, for the moment each occupied with his own thoughts, when the above words were put to us by a stranger, who, pausing before us, levelled his massive forefinger at the vessel in . Moby Dick; or, The Whale Quotes. 25 of the best book quotes from Moby Dick; or, The Whale #1. It is not down on any map; true places never are. author. Herman Melville. books. Moby Dick Moby Dick; or, The Whale. character. Ishmael. concept. Exploring #2. Let faith oust fact; let fancy oust memory; I look deep down and do believe.

    Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique — but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book’s eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its 4/5(5). In Moby Dick Melville set out to write a "mighty book" on "a mighty theme." The editors of this critical text affirm that he succeeded. Nevertheless, their prolonged examination of the novel reveals textual flaws and anomalies that help to explain Melville's fears that his great work was in some ways a hash or a botch. A lengthy historical note also gives a fresh account of Melville's earlier Reviews: 1.


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