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Moby-Dick; or, The whale

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, [1955, ©1948]
Series: Great books of the Western world, v. 48.
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A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
ISBN: 0852291639 9780852291634
OCLC Number: 19352182
Description: xx, 420 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Loomings --
Carpet bag --
Spouter Inn --
Counterpane --
Breakfast --
Street --
Chapel --
Pulpit --
Sermon --
Bosom friend --
Nightgown --
Biographical --
Wheelbarrow --
Nantucket --
Chowder --
Ship --
Ramadan --
His mark --
Prophet --
All astir --
Going aboard --
Merry Christmas --
Lee shore --
Advocate --
Postscript --
Knights and Squires --
Knights and squires(cont.) --
Ahab --
Enter Ahab; to him, Stubb --
Pipe --
Queen Mab --
Cetology --
Specksynder --
Cabin table --
Masthead --
Quarterdeck --
Sunset --
Dusk --
First night-watch --
Midnight: Forecastle --
Moby Dick --
Whiteness of the whale --
Hark! --
Chart --
Affidavit --
Surmises --
Mat-maker --
First lowering --
Hyena --
Ahab's boat and crew; Fedallah --
Spirit-spout --
Albatross --
Gam --
Town-Ho's story --
Of the monstrous pictures of whales --
Of the less erroneous pictures of whales, and the true pictures of whaling scenes --
Of whales in paint; in teeth; in wood; in sheetiron; in stone; in mountains; in stars --
Brit --
Squid --
Line --
Stubb kills a whale --
Dart --
Crotch --
Stubb's supper --
Whale as a dish --
Shark massacre --
Cutting-in --
Blanket --
Funeral --
Sphinx --
Jeroboam's story --
Monkey-rope --
Stubb and Flask kill a right whale, and then have a talk over him --
Sperm whale's head; contrasted view --
Right whale's head; contrasted view --
Battering-ram --
Great Heidelburgh turn --
Cistern and buckets --
Prairie --
Nut --
Pequod meets the Virgin --
Honour and glory of whaling --
Jonah historically regarded --
Pitchpoling --
Fountain --
Tail --
Grand armada --
Schools and schoolmasters --
Fast-fish and loose-fish --
Heads or tails --
Pequod meets the Rosebud --
Ambergris --
Castaway --
Squeeze of the hand --
Cassock --
Try-works --
Lamp --
Stowing down and clearing up --
Doubloon --
Leg and arm; the Pequod of Nantucket meets the Samuel Enderby of London --
Decanter --
Bower in the Arsacides --
Measurement of the Whale's skeleton --
Fossil whale --
Does the whale's magnitude diminish? Will he perish? --
Ahab's leg --
Carpenter --
Ahab and the carpenter --
Ahab and Starbuck in the cabin --
Queequeg in his coffin --
Pacific --
Blacksmith --
Forge --
Gilder --
Pequod meets the Bachelor --
Dying whale --
Whale watch --
Quadrant --
Candles --
Deck towards the end of the first night watch --
Midnight: The forecastle bulwarks --
Midnight aloft; thunder and lightning --
Musket --
Needle --
Log and line --
Lifebuoy --
Deck --
Pequod meets the Rachel --
Cabin --
Hat --
Pequod meets the Delight --
Symphony --
Chase first day --
Chase second day --
Chase third day --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world, v. 48.
Responsibility: by Herman Melville.

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A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture.

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