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Moby-Dick

Herman Melville

Moby-Dick

or, The whale

by Herman Melville

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by James Hanley; illustrated by Stein.
SeriesMacdonald illustrated classics series;no.21
The Physical Object
Pagination597p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages597
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18757022M


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Jul 19,  · No American masterpiece casts quite as awesome a shadow as Melville's monumental "Moby Dick. Mad Captain Ahab's quest for the White Whale is a timeless epic--a stirring tragedy of vengeance and obsession, a searing parable about humanity lost in a universe of moral ambiguity/5(K).

Dec 22,  · Moby-Dick; or, The 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/5().

Moby-Dick or, the Whale book. Read 14, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be /5(K). 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.

Herman Melville: Moby Dick or The Whale Table of Contents. Moby Dick (Fiction,pages). Jan 06,  · 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. May 01,  · 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.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Moby-Dick book Classics/5. 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. The whale is harpooned, but Moby Dick again attacks Ahab’s boat. Fedallah, trapped in the harpoon line, is dragged overboard to his death.

Starbuck must maneuver the Pequod between Ahab and the angry whale. On the third day, the boats are once again sent after Moby Dick, who Moby-Dick book again attacks homemadehattie.com: Herman Melville.

Feb 10,  · You don't read Moby-Dick because you want to read a book. You read Moby-Dick because you want to read Moby-Dick.

Enormous in scope, prose, vocabulary and Moby-Dick book it is much like taking on a whale. I enjoyed most the actual story and subtle descriptions of the characters and the love for the simplest of things; like chowder.4/5.

Frank Muller is for me the king of narrators, and he deftly brings each of the characters in Melville's masterpiece to life,as a result i now consider Moby Dick to be the best book i've ever 'read', and by a nautical mile the best audiobook i've ever listened to.

Essential. 6 people found this helpful. This book was written by Herman Melville, and it has about pages. This Moby-Dick book has symbolism in it, because what I think, Captain Ahab is symbolized by the white whale, Moby-Dick, because Moby-Dick is strong and he has many scars, and Captain Ahab is pretty strong too, and has scars too/5.

Jan 13,  · 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.

Oct 03,  · Directed by John Huston. Moby-Dick book Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice. The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick/10(K).

I stuffed a shirt or two into my old carpet-bag, tucked it under my arm, and started for Cape Horn and the Pacific. Quitting the good city of old Manhatto, I duly arrived in New Bedford.

Moby Dick. ZOOM Auto. PAGE. Jul 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 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 circulation. 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. 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 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. Full text of the Biblical Book of Jonah in the King James Version, from the Internet Sacred Text Archive.

Jonah is a very short book and important background for Moby-Dick, especially the sermon in Chapter 9. Power Moby-Dick: The Online Annotation This site rocks; it provides full Moby-Dick text and has lots of awesome tools and resources.

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Let’s get started. Aug 10,  · I still have SO much to say about this book because it was incredible. There's still gaps surrounding Ishamel's character, the Pequod, Queequeg and.

Feb 10,  · Herman Melville's American masterpiece is explored in this episode from the TLC series "Great Books." The Great Books series was a standout on cable TV in the s.

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.5/5(41).

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 ship.

In New Bedford, at the Spouter Inn, Ishmael meets Queequeg, a. Moby Dick by Herman Melville First published inMelville's masterpiece is, in Elizabeth Hardwick's words, "the greatest novel in American literature." The saga of Captain Ahab and his monomaniacal pursuit of the white whale remains a peerless adventure story but one full of mythic grandeur, poetic majesty, and symbolic power.

Moby-Dick | No American masterpiece casts quite as awesome a shadow as Melville's monumental Moby Dick. Mad Captain Ahab's quest for the White Whale is a timeless epic--a stirring tragedy of vengeance and obsession, a searing parable about humanity lost in a universe of moral homemadehattie.com: Bantam Classics.

Aug 01,  · This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in in a limited edition of copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking.

It was hand set under the supervision of one of. Get this book in print. Moby Dick: Or, The Whale Herman Melville Limited give half hand hard harpoon head hear heard heart hold iron keep known land Leviathan light living look lower mark mate matter means mind Moby Dick Nantucket natural never night ocean once passed Pequod perhaps poor present pull Queequeg reason remained rolled /5(9).

Directed by Nicola Sorcinelli. With Martina Sammarco, Kasia Smutniak. Two parallel journeys, Bianca's and a young illegal immigrant's, end up overlapping, in search of an impossible salvation, despite an almost inevitable shipwreck.

At all costs. Against the odds and common sense. This is the story of Bianca. Bianca and her rusty whale. The fishing boat Moby Dick/10(12).

May 30,  · Moby Dick (Book): Melville, Herman: A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale. Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 12th Printing. A very high quality paperback edition, covers in near fine shape, binding straight, pages clean and unmarked.

Becasue Moby-Dick is such a large novel, a high-quality paperback is the best way to read it because the binding won't get bent out of shape and the pages will hold up well. Dec 01,  · Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab's quest to avenge the whale that `reaped' his leg.

The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic. But it is also a hymn to democracy/5(K). Nov 03,  · 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 by Melville, Herman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at homemadehattie.com Condition: Very Good.

1st Edition. Book is in Very Good condition, one-half inch split at upper spine end, no dust jacket, as issued. First Edition/ First Printing,numbered pages. Faux leather covers. ABOUT MOBY DICK (BOOK) Moby Dick, The Whale.

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Free download or read online Moby-Dick or, The Whale pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in November 14thand 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. May 14,  · Ishmael, the narrator of the tale, actually has very little of an active role in the story.

Still, everything we know about the hunt for Moby Dick comes to us through Ishmael, and the success or failure of the book centers on how we relate to his voice. Jul 30,  · It’s a very queer book. Moby-Dick may be the first work of western fiction to feature a same-sex marriage: Ishmael, the loner narrator (famous Author: Philip Hoare.Moby-Dick is most definitely a quest, and what a quest it is!

An around-the-world journey to do battle with a giant whale has all the elements of a quest: purpose, motivation, challenges and treasure.Moby Dick Notes & Analysis. The free Moby Dick notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

These free notes consist of about 84 pages (25, words) and contain the following sections: Author Information.