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[Reading] ➿ Moby Dick ➶ Herman Melville – Contemporary-books.co Moby Dick; or The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville in which Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal uest of Ahab captain of the whaler Peuod for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick which on a preMoby Dick; or The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville in which Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal uest of Ahab captain of the whaler Peuod for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee Although the novel was a commercial failure and out of print at the time of the author's death in 1891 its reputation grew immensely during the twentieth century D H Lawrence called it one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world and the greatest book of the sea ever written Moby Dick is considered a Great American Novel and an outstanding work of the Romantic period in America and the American Renaissance Call me Ishmael is one of world literature's most famous opening sentences The product of a year and a half of writing the book is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne in token of my admiration for his genius and draws on Melville's experience at sea on his reading in whaling literature and on literary inspirations such as Shakespeare and the Bible The detailed and realistic descriptions of whale hunting and of extracting whale oil as well as life aboard ship among a culturally diverse crew are mixed with exploration of class and social status good and evil and the existence of God In addition to narrative prose Melville uses styles and literary devices ranging from songs poetry and catalogs to Shakespearean stage directions solilouies and asides The author changed the title at the very last moment in September 1851 The work first appeared as The Whale in London in October 1851 and then under its definitive title Moby Dick in New York in November The whale however appears in both the London and New York editions as Moby Dick with no hyphen The British edition of five hundred copies was not reprinted during the author's life the American of almost three thousand was reprinted three times at approximately 250 copies the last reprinting in 1871 These figures are exaggerated because three hundred copies were destroyed in a fire at Harper's; only 3200 copies were actually sold during the author's life.

Moby Dick; or The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville in which Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal uest of Ahab captain of the whaler Peuod for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee Although the novel was a commercial failure and out of print at the time of the author's death in 1891 its reputation grew immensely during the twentieth century D H Lawrence called it one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world and the greatest book of the sea ever written Moby Dick is considered a Great American Novel and an outstanding work of the Romantic period in America and the American Renaissance Call me Ishmael is one of world literature's most famous opening sentences The product of a year and a half of writing the book is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne in token of my admiration for his genius and draws on Melville's experience at sea on his reading in whaling literature and on literary inspirations such as Shakespeare and the Bible The detailed and realistic descriptions of whale hunting and of extracting whale oil as well as life aboard ship among a culturally diverse crew are mixed with exploration of class and social status good and evil and the existence of God In addition to narrative prose Melville uses styles and literary devices ranging from songs poetry and catalogs to Shakespearean stage directions solilouies and asides The author changed the title at the very last moment in September 1851 The work first appeared as The Whale in London in October 1851 and then under its definitive title Moby Dick in New York in November The whale however appears in both the London and New York editions as Moby Dick with no hyphen The British edition of five hundred copies was not reprinted during the author's life the American of almost three thousand was reprinted three times at approximately 250 copies the last reprinting in 1871 These figures are exaggerated because three hundred copies were destroyed in a fire at Harper's; only 3200 copies were actually sold during the author's life.

moby kindle dick kindle Moby Dick EpubMoby Dick; or The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville in which Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal uest of Ahab captain of the whaler Peuod for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee Although the novel was a commercial failure and out of print at the time of the author's death in 1891 its reputation grew immensely during the twentieth century D H Lawrence called it one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world and the greatest book of the sea ever written Moby Dick is considered a Great American Novel and an outstanding work of the Romantic period in America and the American Renaissance Call me Ishmael is one of world literature's most famous opening sentences The product of a year and a half of writing the book is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne in token of my admiration for his genius and draws on Melville's experience at sea on his reading in whaling literature and on literary inspirations such as Shakespeare and the Bible The detailed and realistic descriptions of whale hunting and of extracting whale oil as well as life aboard ship among a culturally diverse crew are mixed with exploration of class and social status good and evil and the existence of God In addition to narrative prose Melville uses styles and literary devices ranging from songs poetry and catalogs to Shakespearean stage directions solilouies and asides The author changed the title at the very last moment in September 1851 The work first appeared as The Whale in London in October 1851 and then under its definitive title Moby Dick in New York in November The whale however appears in both the London and New York editions as Moby Dick with no hyphen The British edition of five hundred copies was not reprinted during the author's life the American of almost three thousand was reprinted three times at approximately 250 copies the last reprinting in 1871 These figures are exaggerated because three hundred copies were destroyed in a fire at Harper's; only 3200 copies were actually sold during the author's life.

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