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Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent

Label
Moby Dick, or, The whale
Title
Moby Dick, or, The whale
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Title variation
  • Moby Dick
  • Whale
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
The classic American novel about the doomed voyage of the Pequod in pursuit of the enigmatic white whale
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10674405
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • 9-12
  • UG
LC call number
PS2384
LC item number
.M6 1992
Literary form
novels
Reading level
  • 10.0
  • 10.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • A Modern library giant
  • The Modern library of the world's best book
Study program name
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Whaling ships
  • Ship captains
  • Mentally ill
  • Whaling
  • Whales
Target audience
adult
Label
Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statements from jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Postscript -- 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. Ahab and all -- Sunset -- Dusk -- First night-watch -- Forecastle--midnight -- 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 Pequod meets the Albatross -- The gam -- The town-ho's story -- Monstrous pictures of whales -- Less erroneous pictures of whales -- Of whales in paint, in teeth, & C -- 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 Pequod meets the Jeroboam, her story -- The monkey-rope -- Stubb and flask kill a right whale -- The sperm whale's head -- The right whale's head -- The battering-ram -- The great Heidelburch Tun -- Cistern and buckets -- The praire -- The nut -- The Pequod meets the virgin -- The honor and glory of whaling -- Jonah historically regarded -- Pitchpoling -- The fountain -- The tail -- The grand armada -- Schools and schoolmasters -- Fast-fish and loose-fish -- Heads or tails -- The Pequod meets the rose-bud -- Ambergris -- The castaway -- A squeeze of the hand -- The cassock -- The try-works -- The lamp -- Stowing down and clearing up -- The doubloon -- The Pequod meets the Samuel Enderby of London -- The decanter -- A bower in the Arsacides -- Measurement of the whale's skeleton -- The fossil whale -- Does the whale diminish? -- Ahab's leg -- The carpenter -- The deck, Ahab and the carpenter -- The cabin, Ahab and Starbuck -- Queequeg and his coffin -- The pacific -- The blacksmith -- The forge -- The gilder -- The Pequod meets the bachelor -- The dying whale -- The whale watch -- The quadrant -- The candles -- The deck -- Midnight, on the forecastle -- Midnight, aloft -- The musket -- The needle -- The log and line -- The life-buoy -- Ahab and the carpenter -- The pequod meets the Rachel -- The cabin, Ahab and Pip -- The hat -- The Pequod meets the delight
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Modern Library edition.
Extent
xxxv, 822 pages
Isbn
9780679600107
Lccn
92050222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Moby Dick, or, The whale, Herman Melville ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Publication
Note
Series statements from jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Postscript -- 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. Ahab and all -- Sunset -- Dusk -- First night-watch -- Forecastle--midnight -- 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 Pequod meets the Albatross -- The gam -- The town-ho's story -- Monstrous pictures of whales -- Less erroneous pictures of whales -- Of whales in paint, in teeth, & C -- 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 Pequod meets the Jeroboam, her story -- The monkey-rope -- Stubb and flask kill a right whale -- The sperm whale's head -- The right whale's head -- The battering-ram -- The great Heidelburch Tun -- Cistern and buckets -- The praire -- The nut -- The Pequod meets the virgin -- The honor and glory of whaling -- Jonah historically regarded -- Pitchpoling -- The fountain -- The tail -- The grand armada -- Schools and schoolmasters -- Fast-fish and loose-fish -- Heads or tails -- The Pequod meets the rose-bud -- Ambergris -- The castaway -- A squeeze of the hand -- The cassock -- The try-works -- The lamp -- Stowing down and clearing up -- The doubloon -- The Pequod meets the Samuel Enderby of London -- The decanter -- A bower in the Arsacides -- Measurement of the whale's skeleton -- The fossil whale -- Does the whale diminish? -- Ahab's leg -- The carpenter -- The deck, Ahab and the carpenter -- The cabin, Ahab and Starbuck -- Queequeg and his coffin -- The pacific -- The blacksmith -- The forge -- The gilder -- The Pequod meets the bachelor -- The dying whale -- The whale watch -- The quadrant -- The candles -- The deck -- Midnight, on the forecastle -- Midnight, aloft -- The musket -- The needle -- The log and line -- The life-buoy -- Ahab and the carpenter -- The pequod meets the Rachel -- The cabin, Ahab and Pip -- The hat -- The Pequod meets the delight
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Modern Library edition.
Extent
xxxv, 822 pages
Isbn
9780679600107
Lccn
92050222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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