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This Norton Critical Edition includes:• Melville’s classic novel of whaling and revenge, based on Hershel Parker’s revision of the 1967 text edited by Harrison Hayford and Hershel Parker.• Twenty-six illustrations, including maps, contemporary engravings, and diagrams of whaleboat rigging.• Background and source materials centering on whaling and whalecraft, Melville’s international reception, the inspirations for Moby-Dick, and Melville’s related correspondence.• Forty-four reviews and interpretations of the novel spanning three centuries.• A revised and updated Selected Bibliography.About the SeriesRead by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.
Number of Pages: 706
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Norton Critical Editions
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Herman Melville
Street Date: December 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-60-5981
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