Redburn : His First Voyage ; White-Jacket or the World in a Man-of-War ; Moby Dick or, The Whale

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Library of America, 1983
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Review: Melville: Redburn/White-Jacket/Moby-Dick (Library of America #9)

User Review  - Ken French - Goodreads

Moby-Dick is the greatest novel ever written, in my opinion. Redburn and White Jacket are great books, as well. You can see why this was one of the earliest Library of America volumes published. Read full review

Review: Melville: Redburn/White-Jacket/Moby-Dick (Library of America #9)

User Review  - Steve Alguire - Goodreads

"The past is, in many things, the foe of mankind; the future is, in all things, our friend. In the past is no hope; the future is both hope and fruition. The past is the textbook of tyants; the future ... Read full review

Contents

How Wellingborough Redburns Taste for the
7
Redburns Departure from Home
15
How He Disposed of His FowlingPiece
25
He Is Initiated in the Business of Cleaning
35
He Is Put into the Larboard Watch Gets Sea
46
The Sailors Becoming a Little Social Redburn
53
He Is Very Much Frightened the Sailors Abuse
59
He Gives Some Account of One of His Shipmates
66
The SpouterInn
805
The Counterpane
820
Breakfast
825
The Street
827
The Chapel
830
The Pulpit
834
The Sermon
837
A Bosom Friend
846

He Has a Fine Day at Sea Begins to Like
74
The Melancholy State of His Wardrobe
85
At Dead of Night He Is Sent Up to Loose the MainSkysail
90
The Cook and Steward
93
He Endeavors to Improve His Mind and Tells of One Blunt and His DreamBook
98
A Narrow Escape
105
In a Fog He Is Set to Work as a BellToller and Beholds a Herd of OceanElephants
108
A Whaleman and a ManofWarsMan
112
The Highlander Passes a Wreck
115
An Unaccountable CabinPassenger and a Mysterious Young Lady
119
He Begins to Hop About in the Rigging Like a Saint Jaffas Monkey
127
QuarterDeck Furniture
131
A Sailor a J ack of All Trades
133
He Gets a Peep at Ireland and at Last Arrives at Liverpool
137
He Goes to Supper at the Sign of the Baltimore Clipper
144
Redburn Deferentially Discourses Concerning the Prospects of Sailors
150
Redburn Grows Intolerably Flat and Stupid over Some Outlandish Old GuideBooks
155
With His Prosy Old GuideBook He Takes
165
The Docks
176
The Irravaddy
187
The Old Church of St Nicholas and the Dead
196
The DockWatt Beggars
205
Placards BrassJewelers TruckHorses
212
Redburn Roves About Hither and Thither
220
His Adventure with the Cross Old Gentleman
228
Redburn Introduces Master Harry Bolton to
237
Harry Bolton Kidnaps Redburn and Carries
246
HomewardBound
260
A Living Corpse
267
Carlo
271
Harry Bolton at Sea
277
The Emigrants
284
The Emigrants Kitchen
288
The Horatii and Curiatii
292
Some Superior Old NailRod and PigTail
295
Drawing Nigh to the Last Scene in Jacksons Career
300
Under the Lee of the LongBoat Redburn and Harry Hold Confidential Communion
302
Almost a Famine
308
Though the Highlander Puts into No Harbor As Tet She Here and There Leaves Many of Her Passengers Behind
310
The Last End of Jackson
320
Home at Last
324
Redburn and Harry Arm and Arm in Harbor
328
The Last That Was Ever Heard of Harry Bolton
337
Herein are the good Ordinances of the Sea which wise Men who voyaged round the World gave to our Ancestors and which constitute the Books of t...
665
Night and Day Gambling in a Manofwar
671
The Maintop at Night
676
Sink Burn and Destroy
684
The Chains
689
The Hospital in a Manofwar
693
Dismal Times in the Mess
700
How Manofwarsmen Die at Sea
703
The Last Stitch
706
How they Bury a Manofwarsman at Sea
709
What remains of a Manofwarsman after his Burial at Sea
710
A Manofwar College
712
Manofwar Barbers
717
The great Massacre of the Beards
722
The Rebels brought to the Mast
730
Old Ushant at the Gangway
732
Flogging through the Fleet
737
The Social State in a Manofwar
741
The Manning of Navies
745
ETYMOLOGY
780
EXTRACTS
782
Laarnings
795
The Carpet Bag
801
CHAPTER n Nightgown
850
Biographical
852
Wheelbarrow
855
Nantucket
860
Chowder
862
The Ship
866
The Ramadan
880
First NightWatch
975
ForecastleMidnight
976
Moby Dick
983
The Whiteness of the Whale
993
Hark
1002
The Chan
1003
The Affidavit
1009
Surmises
1018
The MatMaker
1021
The First Lowering
1024
The Hyena
1035
Ahabs Boat and CrewFedallah
1038
The SpiritSpout
1041
The Pequod meets the Albatross
1045
The Gam
1047
The Town Hos Story
1052
Monstrous Pictures of Whales
1073
Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales
1078
Of Whales in Paint in Teeth c
1082
Brit
1085
Squid
1088
The Pequod meets the Virgin
1169
The Honor and Glory of Whaling
1180
Jonah Historically Regarded
1183
Pitchpoling
1186
The Fountain
1189
The Tail
1194
The Grand Armada
1199
Schools Schoolmasters
1212
Fast Fish and Loose Fish
1216
Heads or Tails
1220
The Pequod meets the Rose Bud
1223
Ambergris
1230
The Castaway
1233
A Squeeze of the Hand
1238
The Cassock
1242
The TryWorks
1244
The Lamp
1249
Stowing Down Clearing Up
1250
The Doubloon
1253
The Pequod meets the Samuel Enderby of London
1259
The Decanter
1266
The Musket
1340
The Needle
1344
The Log and Line
1348
The LifeBuoy
1352
Ahab and the Carpenter
1356
The Pequod meets the Rachel
1359
The Cabm Ahab and Pip
1363
The Hat
1365
The Pequod meets the Delight
1370
The Symphony
1372
The Chase First Day
1377
The Chase Second Day
1387
The Chase Third Day
1396
EPILOGUE
1408
Chronology
1409
Notes
1423
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