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Moby-Dick, Or, the Whale: Or, the Whale

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Publisher Comments:

Written with wonderfully redemptive humor, Moby-Dick is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.

Introduction by Andrew Delbanco

Explanatory Commentary by Tom Quirk

Synopsis:

Herman Melville's sea classic comes to life on the small screen in a 4-hour miniseries directed by Academy Award-winner Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather series) and starring the highly acclaimed Patrick Stewart.

About the Author

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was born in New York City and became a seaman at a young age. His works include Typee, The Confidence Man, and Pierre.

Andrew Delbanco is the Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.

Tom Quirk is the Catherine Paine Middlebush Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140390841
Subtitle:
or, The Whale
Introduction:
Quirk, Tom
Author:
Melville, Herman
Author:
Beaver, Harold
Author:
Quirk, Tom
Author:
Delbanco, Andrew
Author:
Delbanco, Andrew
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Mentally ill
Subject:
Adventure stories
Subject:
Epic literature
Subject:
Ahab, captain (fictitious character)
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Whaling
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Allegories
Subject:
Whaling -- Fiction.
Subject:
Ahab, Captain
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 635-650.
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
850-851.
Publication Date:
19921201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
7.7 x 5.4 x 1.29 in 1.08 lb

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