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Essays on Moby Dick

by Herman Melville

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Author

Herman Melville

type
Country

United States

genre
Original language

English

based-on
Genre

Adventure fiction, epic, sea story, encyclopedic novel

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Publication date

October 18, 1851 (England), November 14, 1851 (US)

influence
Setting

Mid-nineteenth century America

plot
Major Characters

Captain Ahab, Ishmael, Starbuck, Queequeg, Stubb

idea
Based on

Moby-Dick is based on author's experience on the whaler Acushnet, but is not autobiographical.

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