The Stormy Petrel and the Whale: Some Origins of Moby-Dick

By: Jaffe, David; Leyda, Jay

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stains on front wrapper, ink name on front wrapper, wrappers lightly toned, page ridges very faintly foxed. 1976 Soft Cover. vii, 76 pp. This publication consisted of reprints of two articles revealing Melville's indebtedness to Charles Wilkes' Narrative of the U.S. Exploring Expedition... 1838-1842 in the composition of Moby Dick. Also included is the reprint of The Miniature Which Inspired Clifford Pyncheon's Portrait, an article which reveals an odd and intriguing connection between Moby Dick and the House of Seven Gables.

Title: The Stormy Petrel and the Whale: Some Origins of Moby-Dick

Author: Jaffe, David; Leyda, Jay

Categories: American, Essays & Letters, Literary Criticism, Literary & Intellectual,

Publisher: David Jaffe: 1976

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2298295

Keywords: HERMAN MELVILLE MOBY-DICK MOBY DICK AMERICAN LITERATURE BIOGRAPHY LITERARY CRITICISM ESSAYS,