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Moby-Dick (Penguin Classics)

by Herman Melville

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Published by Penguin Audio .
Written in English


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Number of Pages4
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Open LibraryOL7357730M
ISBN 100140861726
ISBN 109780140861723

The novel Moby Dick was the sixth novel published by Herman Melville, a landmark of American literature that mixed a number of literary styles including a fictional adventure story, historical detail and even scientific story of the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, the novel draws at least partially from the experiences of its author while a sailor and a harpooner .   Moby-Dick is a book you come back to, again and again, to find new treasures and delights, a storehouse of language, incident and strange wisdom.

  This book is an impassioned commentary on the multiple layers of meaning found in the novel, Moby-Dick. The author treats the novel with the respect generally given the Bible, and he compares Herman Melville's work favorably with that of Shakespeare as shown in the following quotation/5. The American masterpiece, Moby Dick by Herman Melville was first published in The book consists of Ishmael's narrative of Ahab's obsessive quest for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit Ahab's leg off at the knee.

Moby Dick is, of course, a wonderful book, but the reader added a whole new dimension. He brought the characters to life, which gave me a whole new perspective on their personalities (especially Ishmael). This perspective made the plot, subtext and interplay of the book so much more lively and exciting. Even the "boring" parts involving "all.   21 Responses to “Book Review: Moby Dick”. Ian Stoba J at am. Permalink. I had Moby Dick assigned in a high school English class and never made it past the first chapter or two. I’m reading it now as an adult (I’m about 80% of the way through) and I’m enjoying it immensely.


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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's leg at the knee/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. Looking for Moby Dick quote. Hi, I read this book some time ago and am trying to find this quote which had the following idea: Those who are a carrier of hate to pour it unto something else are consumed themselves by the hate without realizing it.

Those aren't the exact words Melville used but that was the general idea of the quote. Moby Dick, novel () by Herman Melville detailing the voyage of the Pequod, a whaling vessel whose captain is intent on finding the white sperm whale Moby Dick.

The novel was not well received when published but now is widely regarded as Melville’s magnum opus and one of the greatest novels in American literature. Moby Dick 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 em-bellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the world.

Download our free ePUB, PDF or MOBI eBooks to read on almost any device — your desktop, iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Amazon Kindle and more. Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

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Moby Dick - Ebook written by Herman Melville. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Moby Dick/5(K). 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. The Chapel. The Pulpit. The novel Moby Dick by Herman Melville is an epic tale of the voyage of the whaling ship the Pequod and its captain, Ahab, who relentlessly pursues the great Sperm Whale (the title character) during a journey around the world.

The narrator of the novel is Ishmael, a sailor on the Pequod who undertakes the journey out of his affection for the sea. Moby Dick begins with. 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. The author in the Azores, among friends.

For years, “Moby-Dick” defeated me. I think I was put off the book when, as a child, I watched the John Huston film on our tiny black-and-white Author: Philip Hoare.

Moby Dick is a dense difficult book with unusual sentences and word usage. Melville has a large lexicon and prioritizes messy thought over linguistic tidiness, as he should. So its not the ideal book to consume on tape in the first place. What makes it worse, however, is that the narrator flies through sentences almost Shakespearean in.

The Library of Congress > > Classic Books > “Moby Dick” “Moby Dick” Back. Read this book now “Moby Dick”. D.H. Lawrence called Moby-Dick â one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world,â and â the greatest book of the sea ever written.â It stands alongside James Joyceâ s Ulysses and Laurence Sterneâ s Tristram Shandy as a novel that appears bizarre to the point of being unreadable but proves to be infinitely open to.

🔱MOBY DICK by Herman Melville - FULL AudioBook 🎧📖 (P1 of 3) - Greatest🌟AudioBooks (Moby-Dick or the Whale) 🌟SPECIAL OFFER🌟 try 🎧for FREE. Read Chapter 1 - Loomings of Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville. The text begins: Call me Ishmael. Some years ago- never mind how long precisely- having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.

It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the. “Moby-Dick was written when America was about to fall apart,” he responded. “It would take 10 years. That permeates the book, that sense of being on the edge of an abyss, of hanging in there.

But that’s not necessarily what you’re feeling as you read it. You’re feeling the wonder of life but also the darkness.”Author: Alex Scordelis. 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 .In this context, they become very suspenseful, as the plot is advanced purely through the authentic-seeming speech interactions of the sailors.

Finally, by hearkening back to well-known dramatic works, these dramatic scenes also remind the reader of Moby-Dick’s thematic connections to tragic drama, particularly Shakespeare.

of Moby Dick For its th publication anniversary, the first reviews of Melville's opus of obsession, revenge, & meticulously detailed whaling Author: Book Marks.