The Resource Moby-Dick, Herman Melville ; edited and with an introduction by Charles Child Walcutt., (ebook)

Moby-Dick, Herman Melville ; edited and with an introduction by Charles Child Walcutt., (ebook)

Label
Moby-Dick
Title
Moby-Dick
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville ; edited and with an introduction by Charles Child Walcutt.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Moby-Dick is one of the great epics in all of literature. Captain Ahab's hunt for the white whale drives the narrative at a relentless pace, while Ishmael's meditations on whales and whaling, on the sublime indifference of nature, and on the grimy physical details of the extraction of oil provide a reflective counterpoint to the headlong idolatrous quest. Sometimes read as a terrifying study of monomania or as a critical inquiry into the effects of reducing life to symbols, Moby-Dick also offers colorful and often comic glimpses of life aboard a whaling ship. For the first time, the authoritative editions of works by American novelists, poets, scholars, and essayists collected in the hardcover volumes of The Library of America are being published singly in a series of handsome paperback books. A distinguished writer has contributed an introduction for each volume, which also includes a chronology of the author's life an essay on the text, and notes. From the ..
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813/.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2384
LC item number
.M6 2003ceb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walcutt, Charles Child
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Whaling ships
  • Ship captains
  • Mentally ill
  • Whaling
  • Whales
Label
Moby-Dick, Herman Melville ; edited and with an introduction by Charles Child Walcutt., (ebook)
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Publication
Note
  • "First published in 1851."
  • "Bantam Classic reissue."
  • "A Bantam book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 668-670)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 670 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299118201
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00155718
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
91B5A250-10BA-4983-8603-E631361C4364
System control number
  • ocn428731927
  • (OCoLC)428731927
Label
Moby-Dick, Herman Melville ; edited and with an introduction by Charles Child Walcutt., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 1851."
  • "Bantam Classic reissue."
  • "A Bantam book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 668-670)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 670 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299118201
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00155718
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
91B5A250-10BA-4983-8603-E631361C4364
System control number
  • ocn428731927
  • (OCoLC)428731927

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