Moby-Dick (Unabridged) + D. H. Lawrence's critique of Moby-Dick

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Author: Herman Melville,D. H. Lawrence

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 807484434X

Category: Fiction

Page: 477

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This carefully crafted ebook: “Moby-Dick (Unabridged) + D. H. Lawrence's critique of Moby-Dick” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville: first published in 1851, considered to be one of the Great American Novels and a treasure of world literature, one of the great epics in all of literature. The story tells the adventures of wandering sailor Ishmael, and his voyage on the whaleship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab has one purpose on this voyage: to seek out Moby Dick, a ferocious, enigmatic white sperm whale. In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab's boat and bit off his leg, which now drives Ahab to take revenge... D. H. Lawrence's critique of Moby-Dick: Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile which he called his "savage pilgrimage." Lawrence is now valued by many as a visionary thinker and significant representative of modernism in English literature. In his Studies in Classic American Literature, D. H. Lawrence reads Moby Dick as a peculiarly American work. The Pequod, containing "many races, many peoples, many nations, under the Stars and Stripes," is the ship of America's soul; it can be no accident that the ship is governed by a mad captain embarked upon a fanatic's hunt. Moby Dick is the "deepest blood-being of the white race," hunted by the "maniacal fanaticism of our white mental consciousness."

Moby Dick in Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, and Character Index)(

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Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621073793

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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An obsessed and insane captain leads his crew into dangerous waters. A young man, eager to go to sea and forget his problems, signs on with a whaling ship for the first time. A savage islander shows what it means to be brave, strong, and compassionate. A mighty white whale haunts the dreams of every whaler in the four oceans. These are the things you can expect to read in the American maritime classic, Moby Dick…but if you are like many readers, you might need a little help with Melville’s classic epic. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Melville’s classic novel is also included. BookCap Study Guides are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.

Moby-Dick

A Picture Voyage : an Abridged and Illustrated Edition of the Original Classic

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Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: Spinner Publications

ISBN: 9780932027689

Category: Fiction

Page: 223

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Heggie and Scheer's Moby-Dick

A Grand Opera for the 21st Century

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Author: Robert K. Wallace

Publisher: University of North Texas Press

ISBN: 1574415077

Category: Music

Page: 224

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"Book describes the world premiere of the American opera based on Melville's novel Moby-Dick, with the same name. Wallace describes the creative process of writing the music and libretto, the rehearsals and stage design, and the opening night in Dallas in May 2010."--ECIP Data View, Summary.

CliffsNotes on Melville's Moby-Dick

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Author: Stanley P. Baldwin

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9780764586644

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 144

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. In CliffsNotes on Moby-Dick, you follow along this great American novel; the turbulent and adventurous story of a sea captain's obsession with a white whale. This study guide shares a story about defiance, friendship, duty, and death — all immersed in symbolism, such as the white whale, itself. You'll gain comfort with the dark and complicated plot as you move through critical commentaries on each of the novel's 135 chapters. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Life and background of the author, Herman Melville Analyses of the characters Introduction to the novel A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics A selected bibliography that leads you to more great resources Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Follow That Groom!

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Author: Christie Ridgway

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 145927394X

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 9194

Why did the groom cross the road? That was what Eden Whitney wondered when a tuxedo-clad hunk hopped into her car and drove off with her—instead of his intended. But what did Riley Smith intend to do with her? 1) Pass her off as his new blushing bride? 2) Cart her off to his honeymoon resort and kiss her passionately—in case anyone was watching? 3) Change her from a prim and proper librarian to his sultry real-life wife? Eden's vote was for #3. Now all she had to do was convince this once-jilted groom to follow her lead this time—straight down the aisle!