Download Online Redburn / White-Jacket / Moby-Dick Book by Herman Melville

Download Online Redburn / White-Jacket / Moby-Dick Book by Herman Melville

Redburn / White-Jacket / Moby-Dick

Between 1849 and 1851, Melville wrote three masterful stories of the sea including the classic Moby Dick that captured colorful and comic glimpses of shipboard life, the excitement of the whale hunt, and seascapes that move from the brutal to the sublime they also displayed a marvelous command of language that mixes the ordinary talk of sailors with the rhythms of the B Between 1849 and 1851, Melville wrote three masterful stories of the sea including the classic Moby Dick that captured colorful and comic glimpses of shipboard life, the excitement of the whale hunt, and seascapes that move from the brutal to the sublime they also displayed a marvelous command of language that mixes the ordinary talk of sailors with the rhythms of the Bible and Shakespearean hyperbole Together the works in this Library of America volume reveal Melville s obsession with the possibilities of human freedom, the sacrifice of that freedom to the demands of social cohesion, and the submission of social groups represented by the shipboard community to traditional forms of authority

Title : Redburn / White-Jacket / Moby-Dick
Author :  Herman Melville
Language : English
Isbn : 0940450097
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 1436 pages

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