Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | July 22, 2014

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins



The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
  1. $18.87 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Tigerman

    Nick Harkaway 9780385352413

spacer

Moby Dick

by

Moby Dick Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.

Synopsis:

This work tells the story of an extremely cunning and fearsome whale which becomes the focus of fear and superstition among its pursuers. The one-legged Captain Ahab of the whaler Pequod takes the reader deeper and deeper into the realm of obsessive revenge and monomania.

Table of Contents

Loomings — Carpet-bag — Spouter Inn — Counterpane — Breakfast — Street — Chapel — Pulpit — Sermon — Bosom friend — Nightgown — Biographical — Wheelbarrow — Nantucket — Chowder — Ship — Ramadan — His mark — Prophet — All astir — Going abroad — Merry Christmas — Lee shore — Advocate — Postscript — Knights and squires — Ahab — Enter Ahab; to him, Stubb — Pipe — Queen Mab — Cetology — Specksynder — Cabin-table — Mast-head — Quarter-deck — Sunset — Dusk — First night-watch — Midnight, forecastle — Moby Dick — Whiteness of the whale — Hark! — Chart — Affidavit — Surmises — Mat-maker — First lowering — Hyena — Ahab's boat and crew. Fedallah — Spirit-spout — Albatross — Gam — Town-ho's story — Of the monstrous pictures of whales — Of the less erroneous pictures of whales, and the true pictures of whaling scenes — Of whales in paint; in teeth,; in wood; in sheet-iron; in stone; in mountains; in stars — Brit — Squid — Line — Stubb kills a whale — Dart — Crotch — Stubb's supper — Whale as a dish — Shark massacre — Cutting in — Blanket — Funeral — Sphynx — Jeroboam's story — Monkey-rope — Stubb and Flask kill a right whale' and then have a talk over him — Sperm whales' head-contrasted view — Right whale's head-contrasted view — Battering-ram — Great Heidelburgh tun — Cistern and buckets — Praire — Nut — Pequod meets the virgin — Honor and glory of whaling — Jonah historically regarded — Fountain — Tail — Grand armada — Schools and schoolmaster — Fast-fish and loose-fish - Heads or tails — Pequod meets the Rose-bud — Ambergris — Castaway — Squeeze of the hand — Cassock — Try-works — Lamp — Stowing down and clearing up — Doubloon — Leg and arm — Decanter — Bower in the Arsacides — Measurement of the whale's skeleton - Fossil whale — Does the whale's magnitude diminish? Will he perish? — Ahab's leg — Carpenter — Ahab and the carpenter — Ahab and Starbuck in the cabin — Queequeg in his coffin — Pacific — Blacksmith — Forge — Gilder — Pequod meets the bachelor — Dying whale — Whale watch — Quadrant — Candles — Deck-towards the end of the first night watch — Midnight-the forecastle bulwarks — Midnight aloft-thunder and lightning — Musket — Needle — Log and line — Life-buoy — Deck — Pequod meets the Rachel — Cabin — Hat — Pequod meets the Delight — Symphony — Chase-first day — Chase-second day — Chase-third day — Epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781853260087
Author:
Melville, Herman
Publisher:
Wordsworth Editions
Location:
Ware
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Includes bibliography.
Series:
Wadsworth Collection
Series Volume:
GM-40
Publication Date:
19920531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
582 p.
Dimensions:
7.80x5.04x1.11 in. .68 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star Gazer
    Used Trade Paper $2.95
  2. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and... New Trade Paper $3.95
  3. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy...
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  4. Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble...
    Used Mass Market $2.50
  5. Jane Eyre (Signet Classics)
    Used Trade Paper $3.00

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Sale Books
Featured Titles » Literature
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Sale Books
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Adventure
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine

Moby Dick Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$3.95 In Stock
Product details 582 p. pages NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company - English 9781853260087 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.
"Synopsis" by , This work tells the story of an extremely cunning and fearsome whale which becomes the focus of fear and superstition among its pursuers. The one-legged Captain Ahab of the whaler Pequod takes the reader deeper and deeper into the realm of obsessive revenge and monomania.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.