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Dive deeper : journeys with Moby-Dick

Autore: George Cotkin
Editore: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Herman Melville's epic tale of obsession has all the ingredients of a first rate drama--fascinating characters in solitude and society, battles between good and evil, a thrilling chase to the death--and yet its allusions, digressions, and sheer scope can prove daunting to even the most intrepid reader. George Cotkin's Dive Deeper provides both a guide to the novel and a record of its dazzling cultural train. It  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Persona incaricata: Herman Melville; Herman (1819-1891) Melville; Herman Melville
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: George Cotkin
ISBN: 9780199855735 0199855730 9780199855759 0199855757
Numero OCLC: 766607047
Descrizione: x, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: A note to readers --
Etymology --
Extracts --
Moby-Dick : chapters 1-135 --
Epilogue.
Responsabilità: George Cotkin.
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An easy-to-navigate guide to Herman Melville's epic American novel, Dive Deeper consists of 135 brief chapters, along with Etymology, Extracts, and Epilogue, each keyed to a phrase, issue, image,  Per saperne di più…

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[An] entertaining companion to Moby-Dick. Publishers Weekly, selected as a Pick of the Week Dive Deeper is a pleasure to read and the truest portrait of Moby-Dick in American life and letters yet Per saperne di più…

 
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