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Moby Dick

Autore: Herman Melville; Paul Boehmer
Editore: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, 2002.
Edizione/Formato:   Audiolibro su CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : Library edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
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Far more than a story of "man hates whale, man pursues whale, whale destroys man," or of Captain Ahab's monomaniacal fixation on the great white whale. Moby Dick is a tremendously ambitious novel that functions at once as a documentary of life at sea and a vast philosophical allegory of life in general. No sacred subject is spared in this bleak and scathing critique of the known world, as Melville satirizes by turns  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Audio libro, ecc.
Tipo documento: Sound Recording
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Herman Melville; Paul Boehmer
ISBN: 0736687920 9780736687928
Numero OCLC: 50871838
Note: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Interprete(i): Read by Paul Boehmer.
Descrizione: 20 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsabilità: by Herman Melville.

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Far more than a story of "man hates whale, man pursues whale, whale destroys man," or of Captain Ahab's monomaniacal fixation on the great white whale. Moby Dick is a tremendously ambitious novel that functions at once as a documentary of life at sea and a vast philosophical allegory of life in general. No sacred subject is spared in this bleak and scathing critique of the known world, as Melville satirizes by turns religious traditions, moral values, and the literary and political figures of the day. Yet the book is hardly abstract; it introduces memorable characters such as Ishmael, Queequeg, Starbuck, and Ahab, and has riveting passages of action. Melville's work is an enduring classic.

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In Praise of Herbert's explication and Audio Books, ELC addendum

da vleighton (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2013-05-09) Eccellente Link permanente

Original Review: January 22, 2013

 

  What could I possibly say about Moby Dick that has not been said a thousand times before, and better? It is: I think the audio version of the book is an excellent way to enjoy it. I listened to the Books on Tape version...
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