7 edition of Moby Dick The Whale, Volume I [EasyRead Edition] found in the catalog.
December 1, 2006
Written in English
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Moby Dick, or the Whale By Herman Melville. Librivox recording read by Stewart Wills. 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/5(10). Moby Dick by Herman Melville is today considered one of the greatest novels written in America but paradoxically, it was a miserable failure when it first made its debut in Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic portrayal of mania and fatal obsession/5(91).
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in during the period of the American Renaissance. Sailor Ishmael tells the story of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler the Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the white whale which on the previous whaling voyage destroyed his ship and severed /5(K). The novel begins with a famous line: “Call me Ishmael.”Ishmael, the narrator of Moby Dick, seeks “freedom” from his life in New York City, and decides to head north to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to find a job on a whaling New Bedford, at the Spouter Inn, Ishmael meets Queequeg, a “native” man from Kokovoko, in the Pacific isles, who is trained as a harpooner on whale-ships.
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There is so much added to this superb third edition of "Moby-Dick," including the splendid portrait of Ahab on the cover by Oleg Dobrovolski. In the well-written preface, Hershel Parker clearly indicates how the different Norton editions published inand addresses the times and issues of their publication dates/5(K).
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman book is the sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at Volume I [EasyRead Edition] book knee.
A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, the work's genre Author: Herman Melville. Moby Dick, Tome I book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. EnHerman Melville publicó su Moby Dick, novela fundacional /5.
Moby-Dick; Or, the : Herman Melville, This Book Is Inscribed to Nathaniel Hathorne (Volume 2).: Novel, Adventure Fiction, Sea Story. Published January 6th by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. The Library of Congress offers many activities.
Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room. CHAPTER Stubb and Flask kill a Right Whale; and Then Have a Talk over Him. CHAPTER The Sperm Whale’s Head—Contrasted View. CHAPTER The Right Whale’s Head—Contrasted View.
CHAPTER The Battering-Ram. CHAPTER The Great Heidelburgh Tun. CHAPTER Cistern and Buckets. CHAPTER The Prairie. CHAPTER The Nut. 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 time that some have referred to the Moby Dick as the first “modern” novel/5(K). Moby Dick The Whale, Volume II [EasyRead Large Edition] November 1,Paperback in English - Lrg edition.
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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. Moby Dick; Or, The Whale. See also Etext #, Etext #15, and a computer-generated audio file, Etext # PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature. Whaling -- Fiction. Psychological fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction. Adventure stories. Mentally ill -- Fiction. Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Moby Dick, or the Whale by Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark. Seller Inventory # D More information about Octavo. Softcover Paper. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Text in English pp. Definitive annotated edition of this American classic.
Bound in original printed paper wrap. Cover has a. Moby Dick, or the Whale FULL AUDIO BOOK ENGLISH Moby Dick, or The Whale A BBC Radio Classic Drama - Duration: Moby Dick, first edition, Peter Harrington Rare Books.
Hey, I purchased a moby dick book for less than 5 dollars and I end up having this limited edition book that was published from the and also features illustrations by rockwell kent. My book doesn't have that much tear, it contains all of the pages, and it is missing the original book cover.
Although, it's still in good condition. I was searching in the web, and the prices seems to vary. "An illustrated edition of the firsthand account of the whaler Essex's attack and sinking by a sperm whale, the inspiration for Moby-Dick.
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Moby Dick by Herman Melville,Modern Library edition, Hardcover in English - Modern Library ed. Moby Dick, or, The whale/5(13). 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.
Obsessed with killing the massive whale, which had previously bitten off Ahab's leg, the seasoned seafarer steers his ship to confront the creature 4/5(). Moby Dick; Or, The Whale – Herman Melville. Moby Dick; Or, The Whale – Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in during the period of the American Renaissance.
Sailor Ishmael tells the story of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the white whale that on the previous whaling voyage bit off Ahab.
One of the most widely-read and respected books in all American literature, Moby Dick is the saga of Captain Ahab and his unrelenting pursuit of Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed him during their last encounter.
A novel blending high-seas romantic adventure, symbolic allegory, and the conflicting ideals of heroic determination and. ♥ Book Title: Moby Dick the Whale Volume I EasyRead Ed ♣ Name Author: Herman Melville ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: qjjEsQv1spQC Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "This is a classic adventurous novel by Herman Melville with metaphysical conjecture.
Close. This video is unavailable.More editions of Moby Dick: The White Whale: Moby Dick: The White Whale: ISBN () Softcover, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Herman Melville's masterpiece in a deluxe th anniversary edition, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history Over a century and a half after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic.
It 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.