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Why read Moby-Dick?

Autor: Nathaniel Philbrick
Editorial: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2011.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Shares expert guidelines on how to read and appreciate Herman Melville's classic work, offering insight into its history, characters, and themes while explaining its literary relevance in the modern world.
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Género/Forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Persona designada: Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 9780670022991 0670022993
Número OCLC: 707969113
Descripción: x, 131 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contenido: The gospels in this century --
Landlessness --
Desperado philosophy --
Nantucket --
Chowder --
The Pequod --
Ahab --
The anatomy of a demagogue --
Hawthorne --
The view from the masthead --
The sea --
Is there a heaven? --
A mighty, messy book --
Unflinching reality --
Poetry --
Sharks --
The enchanted calm --
Pip --
The squeeze --
The left wing --
So remorseless a havoc --
Queequeg --
Pulling dictatorship out of a hat --
Essex redux --
The inmost leaf --
Ahab's last stand --
Evil art --
Neither believer nor infidel.
Responsabilidad: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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