Chapter 36. The Sea: Herman Melville and Moby-Dick

  1. Shirley Samuels
  1. Stephanie A. Smith

Published Online: 3 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch37

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

How to Cite

Smith, S. A. (2007) The Sea: Herman Melville and Moby-Dick, in A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 (ed S. Samuels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch37

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631234227

Online ISBN: 9780470999219

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Keywords:

  • herman melville;
  • moby-dick;
  • american sea-yarn;
  • maritime experience;
  • sea literature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “For God's sake, be economical with your lamps and candles!”

  • The Gam

  • A Squeeze of the Hand