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This classic story of high adventure, manic obsession and metaphysical speculation was Melville's masterpiece. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne, in which the two discuss the philosophical depths of the novel's plot and imagery.

Synopsis:

This tale of Captain Ahab's frantic pursuit of the cunning and notorious white whale Moby Dick draws heavily on the author's own experiences on the high seas. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Hawthorne, in which the two discussed the novel's philosophical depths.

Synopsis:

In this adaptation of Melville's masterpiece, McCaughrean recounts the tale of the obsessed Captain Ahab, as he pursues the great white whale--a creature as vast and dangerous as the sea itself. 55 illustrations, 25 in color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192833853
Editor:
Tanner, Tony
Author:
Tanner, Tony
Author:
Melville, Herman
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Mentally ill
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | 19th C
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. xxx.
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
19980716
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
57 b/w illus
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
5.1 x 7.7 x 1 in 0.881 lb

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Product details 656 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780192833853 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This tale of Captain Ahab's frantic pursuit of the cunning and notorious white whale Moby Dick draws heavily on the author's own experiences on the high seas. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Hawthorne, in which the two discussed the novel's philosophical depths.
"Synopsis" by , In this adaptation of Melville's masterpiece, McCaughrean recounts the tale of the obsessed Captain Ahab, as he pursues the great white whale--a creature as vast and dangerous as the sea itself. 55 illustrations, 25 in color.

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