by. Herman Melville (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. about whales, whalers, and whaling, and about mid-19th century life on the ocean. But, above all, it is a tale about one man, Ahab, whose craziness and control ultimately doomed himself, his boat, and every sailor who boarded the Pequod with him.
Melville is constantly breaking up the narrative with omniscient recitations of fascinating information about his subject matter. And like Ulysses or the Waste Land, he piles on the reference to Shakespeare, the Greeks, Christianity and the Hebrew traditions. There are many references with regard to Ahab and the Whale regarding evil and Satan.
Herman Melville’s classic masterpiece tells the story of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaleship . Moby dick or the whale.
Herman Melville’s classic masterpiece tells the story of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaleship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab's boat and bit off his leg and Ahab intends to take revenge.
Home Herman Melville Moby Dick. CHAPTER 41: Moby Dick
Home Herman Melville Moby Dick. Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies! Farewell and adieu to you, ladies of Spain! Our captain's commanded. 1ST NANTUCKET SAILOR. CHAPTER 41: Moby Dick. I, Ishmael, was one of that crew; my shouts had gone up with the rest; my oath had been welded with theirs; and stronger I shouted, and more did I hammer and clinch my oath, because of the dread in my soul. A wild, mystical, sympathetical feeling was in me; Ahab's quenchless feud seemed mine.
This page contains details about the Fiction book Moby Dick by Herman Melville published in 1851. First published in 1851, Melville's masterpiece is, in Elizabeth Hardwick's words, "the greatest novel in American literature
This page contains details about the Fiction book Moby Dick by Herman Melville published in 1851. This book is the 6th greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooks. First published in 1851, Melville's masterpiece is, in Elizabeth Hardwick's words, "the greatest novel in American literature. The saga of Captain Ahab and his monomaniacal pursuit of the white whale remains a peerless adventure story but one full of mythic grandeur, poetic majesty, and symbolic power.
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville. The book is sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee. A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, the work's genre classifications range from late Romantic to early Symbolist.
WHY READ MOBY-DICK? tells too much of the story to be a good introduction. Most of the book would be more appropriate as an afterword, and indeed, I am sure that reading it AFTER having read Melville's masterpiece would enhance almost every reader's understanding of the novel. Whether it is the very best book on "Moby-Dick" is beyond my competence. In its favor, I can say that Philbrick certainly knows his subject.
Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic .
Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic portrayal of mania and fatal obsession. The narrator, Ishmael, travels to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to find a place on a whaling ship. Melville amalgamates a fabulous mix of Biblical, Shakespearean and mythical elements along with wonderful seafaring atmosphere sourced from his own nautical experiences on board whaling schooners. Whaling stories from contemporary sources in Nantucket's local grapevine was another rich fountainhead of material.
When I recieved it, I was badly surprise as it was the same book I had gotten for free!
by Herman Melville (Author). Herman Melville (Nueva York, 1819-1891) ha sido considerado por los estudiosos y la crítica como uno de los autores más importantes de la literatura universal, un escritor de frío instinto y sorpresas constantes en cada página. Su capacidad narrativa y la profundidad psicológica de sus personajes hacen de él un clásico imprescindible que, pese al paso del tiempo, sigue manteniendo la frescura, la lucidez y la calidad literaria que han seducido a generaciones de lectores. When I recieved it, I was badly surprise as it was the same book I had gotten for free!
Nominada por los estadounidenses como una de las 100 mejores novelas en la serie de PBS The Great American Read.
Nominada por los estadounidenses como una de las 100 mejores novelas en la serie de PBS The Great American Read. A través de este clásico, Melville logra convertir la historia de la caza de un cachalote en toda una metáfora sobre la condición humana y sus conflictos. Moby Dick, la novela que William Faulkner hubiera querido escribir, va siempre acompañada del reconocimiento y el elogio que merece toda construcción narrativa impecable.