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Dive deeper : journeys with Moby-Dick

Autor: George Cotkin
Editora: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edição/Formato   Print book : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Pessoa Denominada: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman (1819-1891) Melville
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: George Cotkin
ISBN: 9780199855735 0199855730 9780199855759 0199855757
Número OCLC: 766607047
Descrição: x, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: A note to readers --
Etymology --
Extracts --
Moby-Dick : chapters 1-135 --
Epilogue.
Responsabilidade: 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,  Ler mais...

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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 Ler mais...

 
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