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Moby Dick

Herman Melville

Moby Dick

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Published by Metacom .
Written in English

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    FormatAudio Cassette
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    Open LibraryOL11259876M
    ISBN 100886767253
    ISBN 109780886767259
    OCLC/WorldCa25726907


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Moby-Dick; or, Moby Dick book Whale is a novel by Herman Melville, in which Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick, which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee.

Although the novel was a commercial failure and out of print at the 5. It is the greatest sea story ever told. Far ahead of its own time, Moby Dick was largely misunderstood and unappreciated by Melville's contemporaries. Today, however, it is indisputably a classic.

As D. Lawrence wrote, Moby Dick "commands a stillness in the soul, an awe [It is] one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world. "5(K). Moby Dick.

Herman Melville. Dana Estes Company, - Adventure stories - pages. Reviews. Moby Dick book A literary classic that wasn't recognized for its merits until decades after its publication, Herman Melville's Moby-Dick tells the tale of a whaling ship and its crew, who are carried progressively further out to sea by the fiery Captain Ahab.

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This resonant opening of Moby-Dick, the greatest novel in American literature, announces the narrator, Herman Melville, as he with a measure of slyness thought of himself.

In the Scriptures Ishmael, a wild man sired by the overwhelming patriarch Abraham, was nevertheless the bastard son of a serving girl Hagar5(K). Moby Dick [Melville, Herman] on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Moby Dick. Author. Melville, Herman, Title.

Moby Dick; Or, The Whale. Note. Project Gutenberg eBook 15 is believed to have the highest quality of the three editions of this eBook in the Project Gutenberg collection. and are the others. In addition, there is a computer-generated audio eBook,and a human audio performance Author: Melville, Herman, Moby Dick, novel by Herman Melville, published in London in October as The Whale and a month later in New York City as Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.

It is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Moby Dick is generally regarded as Melvilles magnum opus and one of the greatest American novels.

Kent, Rockwell: illustration of Moby Dick. My final thought, at this point, (there may be more later) is that the book is chapters and Moby Dick shows up in the last three. Just a note: I have read 2 books on the sinking of the whaleship the Essex, that Melville based his story on. Read more.

24 people found this helpful. Helpful5(K). Moby Dick 2 of ETYMOLOGY. (Supplied by a Late Consumptive Usher to a Grammar School) The pale Usher-threadbare in coat, heart, body, and brain; I see him now.

He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the Size: 2MB.

Come enjoy lit's collaborative effort with this all new edition of Herman Melville's masterpiece Moby-Dick complete with annotations and all new critical essays.

From the authors that brought you The Legacy of Totalitarianism in a Tundra, Hypersphere, Dreamscape, and Coronameron, this all new, annotated edition of Herman Melvilles classic 5. Moby Dick (AmazonClassics Edition) - Kindle edition by Melville, Herman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Moby Dick (AmazonClassics Edition)5(K). 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 will not stop to help. Ahab is the first to spot Moby Dick. As each chapter of Moby Dick flows forward, Melville never stops short of aggrandizing the elusive white whale-and not just the titular whale, but he explores all kinds of different whales.

There are entire chapters of the book devoted to making sure the reader has enough knowledge of 19th centure whaling, because that knowledge is needed for full impact of Moby Dicks formidability when. Herman Melville: Moby Dick or The Whale Table of Contents. Moby Dick (Fiction,pages) This title is not on Your Bookshelf.

[Add to Shelf] (0 10 books on shelf) 0. Introduction. Loomings. The Carpet-Bag. The Spouter-Inn. The Counterpane. Breakfast. The Street. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale () is a novel by Herman Melville considered an outstanding work of Romanticism and the American Renaissance.

Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, a white whale that on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the by: Herman Melville (born Melvill; August 1, Septem ) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.

Among his best-known works are Moby-Dick (); Typee (), a romanticized account of his experiences in Polynesia; and Billy Budd, Sailor, a posthumously published gh his reputation was not high at the time of his.

Moby Dick Summary. Moby Dick; or, The Whale is a novel published by Herman Melville in It tells the tale of the final voyage of a whaling ship, the Pequod. The ships crew is led by Captain Ahab, who is on a single-minded quest for revenge against a great white sperm whale by the name of Moby ted Reading Time: 6 mins.

Moby dick was an action packed book, with twists, turns and some refrences to other stories. There are beautiful illustrations in the book, so that it further clarifies 5(). Moby-Dick ; or The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville.

The book is a narration of the sailor Ishmael about the obsessive search for Ahab, the captain of the whaling ship Pekod, for revenge against Mobi Dick, a giant white sperm whale who had bitten off Aha. Moby Dick is a famous American novel published in by Herman Melville who was a very famous author at the time.

He had led a very interesting life himself travelling on whalers. Killing a sixty-ton sperm whale that could destroy a boat with a flick of its massive tail was no easy task. Whalemen of the early nineteenth century were not just 5.