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Moby-Dick, or, The whale

Autor: Herman Melville
Editorial: New York : Vintage Books/Library of America, 1991.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Ficción : Inglés (eng) : 1st Vintage Books/The Library of America edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Resumen:
Moby-Dick is one of the great epics in all of literature. Captain Ahab's hunt for the white whale drives the narrative at a relentless pace, while Ishmael's meditations on whales and whaling, on the sublime indifference of nature, and on the grimy physical details of the extraction of oil provide a reflective counterpoint to the headlong idolatrous quest. Sometimes read as a terrifying study of monomania or as a  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Tipo de material: Ficción, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Herman Melville
ISBN: 0679725253 9780679725251
Número OCLC: 23286500
Descripción: xxix, 660 pages ; 23 cm
Otros títulos: Whale.
Moby Dick
Responsabilidad: by Herman Melville.
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Moby-Dick is one of the great epics in all of literature. Captain Ahab's hunt for the white whale drives the narrative at a relentless pace, while Ishmael's meditations on whales and whaling, on the sublime indifference of nature, and on the grimy physical details of the extraction of oil provide a reflective counterpoint to the headlong idolatrous quest. Sometimes read as a terrifying study of monomania or as a critical inquiry into the effects of reducing life to symbols, Moby-Dick also offers colorful and often comic glimpses of life aboard a whaling ship. For the first time, the authoritative editions of works by American novelists, poets, scholars, and essayists collected in the hardcover volumes of The Library of America are being published singly in a series of handsome paperback books. A distinguished writer has contributed an introduction for each volume, which also includes a chronology of the author's life an essay on the text, and notes. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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