Moby Dick (Longman Critical Edition)

Moby Dick (Longman Critical Edition)

by Herman Melville, John Bryant, Haskell Springer
     
 

One of the most widely-read and respected books in all American literature, Moby Dick is the saga of Captain Ahab and his unrelenting pursuit of Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed him during their last encounter. A novel blending high-seas romantic adventure, symbolic allegory, and the conflicting ideals of heroic determination and undying hatred, MobySee more details below

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One of the most widely-read and respected books in all American literature, Moby Dick is the saga of Captain Ahab and his unrelenting pursuit of Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed him during their last encounter. A novel blending high-seas romantic adventure, symbolic allegory, and the conflicting ideals of heroic determination and undying hatred, Moby Dick is also revered for its historical accounts of the whaling industry of the 1800's.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205514083
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Series:
NOW PEARSON AND AVAILABLE
Edition description:
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Pages:
688
Sales rank:
546,497
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments

A Note on Text and Annotation

Moby Dick; or, The Whale

Explanatory Notes

Making Moby Dick

Revision Narratives

List of In-Text Revision Narratives

Changes Not Discussed

Textual Emendations

Melville’s Sources

Further Reading

Illustrations

Glossary of Nautical and Whaling Terms

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