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Title:Moby Dick with a portfolio of Whaling Prints by Willard Thorpe
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No description available, Academics hail it as the beginning of modernism but to readers around the world even those daunted by i Moby Dick Bartleby the Scrivener i is simply one of the most absorbing and moving novellas ever Set in the mid th century on New York City s Wall Street it was also perhaps Herman Melville s most prescient story what if a young man caught up in the rat race of commerce finally just said I would prefer not to br br The tale is one of the final works of fiction published by Melville before slipping into despair over the continuing critical dismissal of his work after Moby Dick he abandoned publishing fiction The work is presented here exactly as it was originally published in Putnam s magazine to sadly critical disdain, Typee is a fast moving adventure tale an autobiographical account of the author s Polynesian stay an examination of the nature of good and evil and a frank exploration of sensuality and exotic ritual br br For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators, b i Call me Ishmael i b br br So begins Herman Melville s masterpiece one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history As Ishmael is drawn into Captain Ahab s obsessive quest to slay the white whale Moby Dick he finds himself engaged in a metaphysical struggle between good and evil More than just a novel of adventure more than an paean to whaling lore and legend i Moby Dick i is a haunting social commentary populated by some of the most enduring characters in literature the crew of the Pequod from stern Quaker First Mate Starbuck to the tattooed Polynesian harpooner Queequeg are a vision of the world in microcosm the pinnacle of Melville s lifelong meditation on America Written with wonderfully redemptive humour i Moby Dick i is a profound poetic inquiry into character faith and the nature of perception br br Based on the Northwestern University Press edition this Penguin Classics edition includes a critical introduction by Andrew Delbanco as well as valuable explanatory notes maps illustrations and a glossary of nautical terms br br Herman Melville is now regarded as one of America s greatest novelists Much of the material for his novels was drawn from his own experience as a seaman aboard whaling ships He wrote his masterpiece i Moby Dick i in and died in