Moby Dick (Wordsworth Classics)

Moby Dick (Wordsworth Classics) Author Herman Melville
ISBN-10 1853260088
ISBN-13 9781853260087
Year 1999-12-05
Pages 544
Language English
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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With an Introduction and Notes by David Herd Lecturer in English and American Literature at the University of Kent at Canterbury Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab s quest to avenge the whale that reaped his leg The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic But it is also a hymn to democracy Bent as the crew is on Ahab s appalling crusade it is equally the image of a co operative community at work all hands dependent on all hands each individual responsible for the security of each Among the crew is Ishmael the novel s narrator ordinary sailor and extraordinary reader Digressive allusive vulgar transcendent the story Ishmael tells is above all an education in the practice of whaling in the art of writing

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