Moby Dick, or, The whale: Or, The Whale

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9780142437247
9780142000083
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9780451526991
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9781848373266
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Grouping Title moby dick or the whale
Grouping Author melville herman
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Quirk, Tom, 1946-
author Herman Melville
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The itinerant sailor Ishmael begins a voyage on the whaling ship Pequod whose captain, Ahab, wishes to exact revenge upon the whale Moby-Dick, who destroyed his last ship and took his leg. As they search for the savage white whale, Ishmael questions all aspects of life. The story is woven in complex, lyrical language and uses many theatrical forms, such as stage direction and soliloquy. It is considered the exemplar of American Romanticism, and one of the greatest American novels of all time.

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subject_facet Adventure stories, Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mentally ill -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Sailors -- Fiction, Sea stories, Ship captains -- Fiction, Shipwrecks -- Fiction, Whales -- Fiction, Whaling -- Fiction, Whaling ships -- Fiction
title_display Moby Dick, or, The whale
title_full Moby Dick Or, The Whale, Moby Dick, or, The whale / Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, or, The whale / Herman Melville ; introduction by Andrew Delbanco ; notes and explanatory commentary by Tom Quirk
title_short Moby Dick, or, The whale
title_sub Or, The Whale
topic_facet Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character), Classic Literature, Fiction, Mentally ill, Sailors, Ship captains, Shipwrecks, Whales, Whaling, Whaling ships