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Author Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.

Title Moby Dick / Herman Melville ; edited with an introduction and notes by Tony Tanner
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (liv, 602 pages)
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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 -- 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 -- Sunset -- Dusk -- First Night-Watch -- Midnight, Forecastle -- 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 Albatross -- The Gam -- The Town-Ho's Story -- Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales -- Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and the True Pictures of Whaling Scenes -- Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in Sheet-iron; in Stone; in Mountains; in Stars -- 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 Jeroboam's Story -- The Monkey-Rope -- Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then Have a Talk over Him -- The Sperm Whale's Head--Contrasted View -- The Right Whale's Head--Contrasted View -- The Battering-Ram
Summary A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale, who defied capture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page xxx)
Notes Print version record
Subject Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Mentally ill -- Fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction.
Whales -- Fiction.
Whaling ships -- Fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Whaling -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Sea stories.
Action and adventure fiction.
Allegories.
Belletristische Darstellung.
Epic fiction.
Sea stories.
Form Electronic book
Author Tanner, Tony.
ISBN 0191576298 (electronic bk.)
0585361703 (electronic bk.)
9780191576294 (electronic bk.)
9780585361703 (electronic bk.)