Moby dick great whale
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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
Moby Dick is a fictional sperm whale who is the titular antagonist in Herman Melville's . The Great Sperm Whale: A Natural History of the Oceans Most Magnificent and Mysterious Creature. USA: University Press of Kansas.
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman Melville. The book is Its reputation as a "Great American Novel" was established only in the 20th century, after the centennial of its author's birth. William Faulkner.
Description:This was the first printed account of it I had ever seen. Even the topic of Jonah and the Whale may be authentic, for Mudge was a contributor to Sailor's Magazine, which printed in December the ninth of a series of sermons on Jonah. Quickly abandoning ship and thousands of miles from land, Pollard and his crew escaped in leaky lifeboats to begin a horrific ordeal resulting in sickness, starvation, and cannibalism. As Bezanson writes, "in each case a killing provokes either a chapter sequence or a chapter cluster of cetological lore growing out of the circumstance of the particular killing," thus these killings are "structural occasions for ordering the whaling essays and sermons".