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Moby Dick, or The Whale

Volume 6, Scholarly Edition (Melville)

by Herman Melville

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Collections,
  • 19th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • USA,
  • Classics,
  • Sea Stories,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • American - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHarrison Hayford (Editor), G. Thomas Tanselle (Editor), Hershel Parker (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1048
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9582023M
    ISBN 100810102684
    ISBN 109780810102682

    Free download or read online Moby-Dick or, The Whale pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in November 14th , and was written by Herman Melville. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Elijah, Stubb/5. Take-Aways. Moby Dick was Herman Melville’s most successful work and defined him as a literary master – though not until well after his death.; A motley whaling crew and its mad captain, Ahab, pursue a revenge mission against the white whale Moby Dick. The cunning whale severed Ahab’s leg on a previous voyage, driving the captain to obsession and hatred.

    Moby Dick some fifty yards long. He said that he was one of six who had killed sixty in two days.’ —OTHER OR OCTHER’S VERBAL NARRATIVE TAKEN DOWN FROM HIS MOUTH BY KING ALFRED, A.D. ‘And whereas all the other things, whether beast or vessel, that enter into the dreadful gulf of this monster’s (whale’s). The Rachel has also seen Moby Dick. As a result, one of its open boats is missing; the captain's son is aboard. The captain of the Rachel begs Ahab to aid in the search, but the Pequod's captain is resolute. He is very near the White Whale now and .

      : Moby Dick or The White Whale: Herman Melville's "Moby Dick or the White Whale". Scarce first posthumous UK edition. The true first edition was published by Harper and Brothers in New York in Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, London, Measures " x ", pages including Extracts. Bound in blue half-morocco by Mudie.   Having grown up loving whales as a boy – in the era of the Save the Whale campaigns of the s – I was underwhelmed when I watched John Huston’s grandiose film, Moby Dick. Perhaps it Author: Philip Hoare.


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Ahab finally sights Moby Dick. The harpoon boats are launched, and Moby Dick attacks Ahab’s harpoon boat, destroying it. The next day, Moby Dick is sighted again, and the boats are lowered once more.

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Let faith oust fact; let fancy oust memory; I look deep down and do believe. Moby Dick Herman Melville, —the place where the first dead American whale was stranded. Where else but from Nantucket did those aboriginal whalemen, the Red-Men, first sally out in canoes to give chase to the Leviathan.

And where but from Nantucket, too, did that first adventurous little sloop put forth, partly laden with imported. You may think that you know the story of Moby Dick, but until you have read this book, you cannot understand its power. The power comes from the rich descriptions of whalers, those who worked the ships, the history of whaling, the knowledge of whales, and how in the 19th century they were so crudely hunted and butchered on the open seas.

The Library of Congress offers many activities. Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room. In part, Moby-Dick is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.

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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. Moby-Dick has been around for years, although it didn’t find a wide audience in the United States until the s.

I asked Philbrick what makes it such an enduring novel, one that’s been read and studied through catastrophes like World Wars, the Great Depression, Vietnam, September 11th and now the : Alex Scordelis.

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The novel features a memorable cast of characters, in particular the ivory-legged Captain Ahab, who lost a limb to the gargantuan white whale named Moby Dick/5(K).Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique — but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since.

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Ahab announces to his men with knocking a gold doubloon on the mast that whoever is to spot Moby Dick first, the white whale, will get the coin.