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Moby-Dick ; or, The Whale : Candlewick Illustrated Classic.

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Melville, Herman.
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale : Candlewick Illustrated Classic.
New York : Random House US, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
ISBN: 9780553213119 0553213113
OCLC Number: 1031964488
Description: 1 online resource (609 pages)

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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 authoritati.

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