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Moby-Dick

Third Edition

Paperback

Herman Melville (Author), Hershel Parker (Editor)

Description

From the foreword to the selected bibliography this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive documentary source for the study of Moby-Dick.

The text here is based on Hershel Parker and Harrison Hayford’s 1967 edition, footnoted to include biographical discoveries. Reviews, letters by Melville and belated praise is collected, and a wealth of new biographical material has been added, while new research is highlighted. Parker also explores what writing Moby-Dick cost Melville and his family.

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