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Moby-Dick : an authoritative text

Author: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Hershel Parker
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1967]
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Moby-Dick.
New York, W.W. Norton [1967]
(OCoLC)652035540
Named Person: Herman Melville
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Hershel Parker
OCLC Number: 953128
Description: xviii, 728 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The text of Moby-Dick --
Reviews and letters by Melville --
Analogues and sources --
[Journal entry on a white whale] / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Mocha Dick : or the white whale of the Pacific / J.N. Reynolds --
[The Essex wrecked by a whale] / Owen Chase --
[Manuscript notes on Owen Chase] / Herman Melville --
[Sources of "The try-works"] / Howard P. Vincent --
The source for the hymn in Moby-Dick / David H. Battenfeld --
Criticism --
Contemporary reviews : 1851-1853 --
[An intellectual chowder] / Evert A. Duyckinck --
[A pregnant allegory / George Ripley] --
[A prose epic on whaling / William A. Butler] --
[Cause for a writ de lunatic] / Anonymous --
[Maniacal style and furibund story / William Harrison Ainsworth] --
Interim appraisals : 1893-1913 --
[A marvellous odyssey] / Anonymous --
[Melville's flawed masterpiece, and his decline] / William P. Trent --
[Melville's finest performance] / W. Clark Russell --
[A group of minor fiction writers] / William J. Long --
Revival and reaction : 1917-1936 --
[The originality of Moby-Dick] / Carl Van Doren --
[Melville's composite achievement] / Raymond Weaver --
[A deposition from a new reader / A wayfarer] --
[Melville's enduring reputation in England] / J. St. Loe Strachey --
[Execrable English and fantastic grandeur] / Leonard Woolf --
[Moby-Dick as poetic epic] / Lewis Mumford --
[Moby-Dick vs. Huckleberry Finn] / Bernard DeVoto --
[Melville : not even a minor master] / Ludwig Lewisohn --
Academic criticism : 1932-1962 --
[Melville's quest for the ultimate] / William Thorp --
[Melville's tragically great hero] / Stanley Geist --
[Ishmael vs. Ahab] / William Ellery Sedgwick --
Ahab and his fool / Charles Olson --
Moby-Dick : work of art / Walter E. Bezanson --
[Moby-Dick as symbolic voyage] / Charles Feidelson, Jr. --
[The try-works] / R.W.B. Lewis --
[Comic vision and technique in Moby-Dick] / Edward Rosenberry --
[Moby-Dick as tragedy] / Richard B. Sewall --
[Characterization in Moby-Dick] / Warner Berthoff --
Biography --
[The composition of Moby-Dick] / Leon Howard.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Reviews and letters by Melville; Analogues and sources; Criticism. Edited by Harrison Hayford [and] Hershel Parker. Pictorial materials prepared by John B. Putnam.

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