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The Resource Why read Moby-Dick?, Nathaniel Philbrick

Why read Moby-Dick?, Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
Why read Moby-Dick?
Title
Why read Moby-Dick?
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
813/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2384.M62
LC item number
P55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Melville, Herman
  • Melville, Herman
  • Sea stories, American
Label
Why read Moby-Dick?, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-131)
Contents
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
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 131 p.
Isbn
9780670022991
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011019766
Other control number
9780670022991
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • sky238140829
  • (OCoLC)707969113
  • 812884
Label
Why read Moby-Dick?, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-131)
Contents
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
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 131 p.
Isbn
9780670022991
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011019766
Other control number
9780670022991
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • sky238140829
  • (OCoLC)707969113
  • 812884

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