View all ... Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851) is a novel by Herman Melville considered an outstanding work of Romanticism and the American Renaissance. Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, a white whale which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee. Image 9 of Moby-Dick; or, The white whale, MOBY DICK.
In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab's boat and bit off his leg, which now drives Ahab to take revenge. Scopri Moby Dick; Or, The White Whale di Mr Herman Melville: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da Amazon. Moby-Dick = The Whale, Herman Melville Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in 1851 during the period of the American Renaissance. Sailor Ishmael tells the story of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the white whale that on the previous whaling voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee. 『白鯨』 （ はくげい 、 （ 英: Moby-Dick;or, The Whale ）は、アメリカの小説家・ハーマン・メルヴィルの長編小説。 本作は実際に捕鯨船に乗船して捕鯨に従事したメルヴィルの体験をもとに創作され、1851年に発表された。 アメリカ文学を代表する名作、世界の十大小説の一つとも称される。 Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, the allegorical novel about Captain Ahab's search to kill a great white whale, was based on real-life events.