Moby Dick, or, The whale

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New York : Modern Library, c2000.
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
xl, 851 pages : ill. ; 21 cm.
First published in 1851, Melville's masterpiece is, in Elizabeth Hardwick's words, "the greatest novel in American literature." The saga of Captain Ahab and his monomaniacal pursuit of the white whale remains a peerless adventure story but one full of mythic grandeur, poetic majesty, and symbolic power. Filtered through the consciousness of the novel's narrator, Ishmael, Moby-Dick draws us into a universe full of fascinating characters and stories, from the noble cannibal Queequeg to the natural history of whales, while reaching existential depths that excite debate and contemplation to this day.This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition contains original illustrations by Rockwell Kent and commentary that includes excerpts from one of Melville's letters to Hawthorne.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Melville, H., & Kent, R. (2000). Moby Dick, or, The whale. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 and Rockwell Kent. 2000. Moby Dick, Or, The Whale. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 and Rockwell Kent, Moby Dick, Or, The Whale. New York: Modern Library, 2000.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Melville, Herman, and Rockwell Kent. Moby Dick, Or, The Whale. New York: Modern Library, 2000. Print.

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