Moby Dick, A Longman Critical Edition

Moby Dick, A Longman Critical Edition

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This innovative, scholarly edition of Moby Dick offers unprecedented access to the revisions Herman Melville made to the original 1851 American version of the novel and illuminates all changes which scholars have made to create the classic that readers know today. The "fluid text" feature illuminates the personal, social, and cultural context of Melville's writing process, right on the page, while also offering fresh contextual notes, illustrations, and other apparatus to make this the most reader-friendly - and therefore most teachable - edition available today.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 782g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0321228006
  • 9780321228000

Table of contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments



A Note on Text and Annotation



Moby Dick; or, The Whale



Explanatory Notes



Making Moby Dick



Revision Narratives



List of In-Text Revision Narratives



Changes Not Discussed



Textual Emendations



Melville's Sources



Further Reading



Illustrations



Glossary of Nautical and Whaling Terms
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