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Why read Moby-Dick? / Nathaniel Philbrick.

Book Book (2011.)
Description: x, 131 p. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2011.
15 of 16 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780670022991 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0670022993 (hbk.)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-131).
Contents: The gospels in this century -- Landlessness -- Desperado philosophy -- Nantucket -- Chowder -- The Pequod -- Ahab -- The anatomy of a demagogue -- Hawthorne -- The view from the masthead -- The sea -- Is there a heaven? -- A mighty, messy book -- Unflinching reality -- Poetry -- Sharks -- The enchanted calm -- Pip -- The squeeze -- The left wing -- So remorseless a havoc -- Queequeg -- Pulling dictatorship out of a hat -- Essex redux -- The inmost leaf -- Ahab's last stand -- Evil art -- Neither believer nor infidel.
Summary: Shares expert guidelines on how to read and appreciate Herman Melville's classic work, offering insight into its history, characters, and themes while explaining its literary relevance in the modern world.

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Philbrick, Nathaniel. "Why read Moby-Dick?." New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2011.
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