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Moby Dick, or, the whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent

Label
Moby Dick, or, the whale
Title
Moby Dick, or, the whale
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture. October 18th, 2001, marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of the greatest novel in American literature. The Modern Library trade paperback edition exclusively features the timeless illustrations of Rockwell Kent, an Introduction by Elizabeth Hardwick, commentary by Herman Melville and William T. Porter, contemporary reviews from John Bull and The Critic, endnotes, and a reading group guide
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Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1230
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
High School
LC call number
PS2384
LC item number
.M6 1992
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
10
Series statement
  • A Modern library giant
  • The Modern library of the world's best book
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Whales
  • Whaling
Label
Moby Dick, or, the whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statements from jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loomings -- The carpet-bag -- The spouter-inn -- The counterpane -- Breakfast -- The street -- The chapel -- The pulpit -- The sermon -- A bosom friend -- Nightgown -- Biographical -- Wheelbarrow -- Nantucket -- Chowder -- The ship -- The Ramadan -- His mark -- The prophet -- All astir -- Going aboard -- Merry Christmas -- The Lee shore -- The advocate -- Postscript -- Knights and squires -- Knights and squires -- Ahab -- Enter Ahab; to him, Stubb -- The pipe -- Queen Mab -- Cetology -- The specksynder -- The cabin-table -- The mast-head -- The quarter-deck. Ahab and all -- Sunset -- Dusk -- First night-watch -- Forecastle--midnight -- Moby Dick -- The whiteness of the whale -- Hark! -- The chart -- The affidavit -- Surmises -- The mat-maker -- The first lowering -- The hyena -- Ahab's boat and crew. Fedallah -- The spirit-spout -- The Pequod meets the Albatross -- The gam -- The town-ho's story -- Monstrous pictures of whales -- Less erroneous pictures of whales -- Of whales in paint, in teeth, & C -- Brit -- Squid -- The line -- Stubb kills a whale -- The dart -- The crotch -- Stubb's supper -- The whale as a dish -- The shark massacre -- Cutting in -- The blanket -- The funeral -- The sphynx -- The Pequod meets the Jeroboam, her story -- The monkey-rope -- Stubb and flask kill a right whale -- The sperm whale's head -- The right whale's head -- The battering-ram -- The great Heidelburch Tun -- Cistern and buckets -- The praire -- The nut -- The Pequod meets the virgin -- The honor and glory of whaling -- Jonah historically regarded -- Pitchpoling -- The fountain -- The tail -- The grand armada -- Schools and schoolmasters -- Fast-fish and loose-fish -- Heads or tails -- The Pequod meets the rose-bud -- Ambergris -- The castaway -- A squeeze of the hand -- The cassock -- The try-works -- The lamp -- Stowing down and clearing up -- The doubloon -- The Pequod meets the Samuel Enderby of London -- The decanter -- A bower in the Arsacides -- Measurement of the whale's skeleton -- The fossil whale -- Does the whale diminish? -- Ahab's leg -- The carpenter -- The deck, Ahab and the carpenter -- The cabin, Ahab and Starbuck -- Queequeg and his coffin -- The pacific -- The blacksmith -- The forge -- The gilder -- The Pequod meets the bachelor -- The dying whale -- The whale watch -- The quadrant -- The candles -- The deck -- Midnight, on the forecastle -- Midnight, aloft -- The musket -- The needle -- The log and line -- The life-buoy -- Ahab and the carpenter -- The pequod meets the Rachel -- The cabin, Ahab and Pip -- The hat -- The Pequod meets the delight
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Modern Library ed.
Extent
xxxv, 822 pages
Isbn
9780679600107
Lccn
92050222 //r943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 92050222 //r943
  • 813109
Label
Moby Dick, or, the whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Publication
Note
Series statements from jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loomings -- The carpet-bag -- The spouter-inn -- The counterpane -- Breakfast -- The street -- The chapel -- The pulpit -- The sermon -- A bosom friend -- Nightgown -- Biographical -- Wheelbarrow -- Nantucket -- Chowder -- The ship -- The Ramadan -- His mark -- The prophet -- All astir -- Going aboard -- Merry Christmas -- The Lee shore -- The advocate -- Postscript -- Knights and squires -- Knights and squires -- Ahab -- Enter Ahab; to him, Stubb -- The pipe -- Queen Mab -- Cetology -- The specksynder -- The cabin-table -- The mast-head -- The quarter-deck. Ahab and all -- Sunset -- Dusk -- First night-watch -- Forecastle--midnight -- Moby Dick -- The whiteness of the whale -- Hark! -- The chart -- The affidavit -- Surmises -- The mat-maker -- The first lowering -- The hyena -- Ahab's boat and crew. Fedallah -- The spirit-spout -- The Pequod meets the Albatross -- The gam -- The town-ho's story -- Monstrous pictures of whales -- Less erroneous pictures of whales -- Of whales in paint, in teeth, & C -- Brit -- Squid -- The line -- Stubb kills a whale -- The dart -- The crotch -- Stubb's supper -- The whale as a dish -- The shark massacre -- Cutting in -- The blanket -- The funeral -- The sphynx -- The Pequod meets the Jeroboam, her story -- The monkey-rope -- Stubb and flask kill a right whale -- The sperm whale's head -- The right whale's head -- The battering-ram -- The great Heidelburch Tun -- Cistern and buckets -- The praire -- The nut -- The Pequod meets the virgin -- The honor and glory of whaling -- Jonah historically regarded -- Pitchpoling -- The fountain -- The tail -- The grand armada -- Schools and schoolmasters -- Fast-fish and loose-fish -- Heads or tails -- The Pequod meets the rose-bud -- Ambergris -- The castaway -- A squeeze of the hand -- The cassock -- The try-works -- The lamp -- Stowing down and clearing up -- The doubloon -- The Pequod meets the Samuel Enderby of London -- The decanter -- A bower in the Arsacides -- Measurement of the whale's skeleton -- The fossil whale -- Does the whale diminish? -- Ahab's leg -- The carpenter -- The deck, Ahab and the carpenter -- The cabin, Ahab and Starbuck -- Queequeg and his coffin -- The pacific -- The blacksmith -- The forge -- The gilder -- The Pequod meets the bachelor -- The dying whale -- The whale watch -- The quadrant -- The candles -- The deck -- Midnight, on the forecastle -- Midnight, aloft -- The musket -- The needle -- The log and line -- The life-buoy -- Ahab and the carpenter -- The pequod meets the Rachel -- The cabin, Ahab and Pip -- The hat -- The Pequod meets the delight
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Modern Library ed.
Extent
xxxv, 822 pages
Isbn
9780679600107
Lccn
92050222 //r943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 92050222 //r943
  • 813109

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