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trying-out of Moby-Dick.

Howard Paton Vincent

trying-out of Moby-Dick.

by Howard Paton Vincent

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[i]xvi p., 1¾., 3-400p.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17867846M

    Ah! The "trying-out" of the style section. Cheers. MackyBeth , 11 April (UTC) Reception: Contemporary. Today I had the opportunity to buy a great many books on Melville, including "The Critical Heritage" and "Moby-Dick as Doubloon", two collections of reviews. The copy was first discussed in The Trying-out of Moby-Dick by Howard P. Vincent (), who observed that most of Melville's marginalia had been erased from the book (). In "Melville's Marginalia" (), Walker Cowen managed to decipher many of Melville's erased markings, and he showed that the book had once been heavily annotated ().

    In The Trying-Out of Moby Dick he says that “though Moby Dick is a monument to the greatest whale that ever swam the seven seas, it is not, however, the biography of that fish, since it. A summary of in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Moby-Dick and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

    Fourth, I am aware of many books and essays on MD that are not yet cited in the article but that ought to be cited. This is a very large list, going back to at least a classic study from Howard P. Vincent, The Trying-Out of Moby-Dick. This book has yielded a wealth of outstanding criticism that will gradually be taken up in this article. I02; and Howard P. Vincent, The Trying-Out of Moby-Dick (Boston, I), pp. I2I-I 'Leon Howard, Herman Melville (Berkeley and Los Angeles, I95I), p. 97, writes, "While Melville was writing the greater part of Typee he probably gave no particular thought to the publisher's classification into which it should fit. The book was something.


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Practically all the footnotes in this volume are informational in intent, not referential. Since there was no acceptable scholarly edition of Moby-Dick available at the time that this book was written, and since the first American edition, from which I quote, is to be found in the major libraries only, referential footnotes for all quotations from Moby-Dick would have been of no real help.

The Trying-Out of Moby-Dick traces the sources of Moby-Dick through Melville's reading of the natural history books and seafaring accounts of his day, as trying-out of Moby-Dick.

book as, of course, from his own experience. The author also indicates how the impact of Shakespeare and the acquaintance with Hawthorne moved Melville to transform what had begun as a popular Cited by: Trying-Out: “The removal of whale oil by boiling strips of blubber harvested by whales; also known as “flensing’.” The Trying-Out of Moby Dick by Howard P.

Vincent, is a scholarly study of whaling sources of Moby-Dick with an "account of its composition, and suggestions concerning interpretation and meaning." I found an annotated First Edition (, Houghton Mifflin) in.

The Trying Out Of Moby-Dick Hardcover – January, trying-out of Moby-Dick. book Howard Vincent (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Author: Howard Vincent. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Other editions - View all. The Trying-out of Moby-Dick Howard Paton Vincent Snippet view - The trying-out of.

Contributing to the Melville revival, this is a sound, scholarly study of the sources, composition, meaning and interpretation of Moby-Dick.

Here traced is the evolution of the idea in Melville's mind, the revision of the novel changing it from an ordinary whaling voyage to a great tragic epic, literary sources and influences (primarily Hawthorne), the symbolism of characters and scenes.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vincent, Howard Paton, Trying-out of Moby-Dick. Kent, Ohio: Kent State. Get this from a library.

The trying-out of Moby-Dick. [Howard P Vincent] -- Studies the creation of Moby Dick and appraises Melville's mind and imagination in the writing of Moby Dick. PART II: CETOLOGICAL CENTER. Moby et moi. Grand Galerie, Paris. In this blog, I will conclude with Howard P.

Vincent’s The Trying-Out of Moby-Dick, a scholarly study of whaling sources of Melville’s Moby-Dick. I found an annotated First Edition (, Houghton Mifflin) in the “Whalemen’s Shipping List” bookshop, located next to the Seamen’s Bethel in.

BOOK REVIEWS The Trying-Out of Moby-Dick. By Howard P. Vincent (Boston: Houghton Miffin Company. xvi, $) How can we account for the unexampled structure of Moby-Dick. Partly, Mr. Vincent persuades us, by accepting the testimony of the evidence he has marshalled and concluding, as he does, that the great edifice was reared in.

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Vincent. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The trying-out of Moby-Dick by Howard Paton Vincent,Southern Illinois University Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   The trying-out of Moby-Dick by Howard Paton Vincent; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Sea stories, History and criticism, Whales in literature, Whaling in literature; People: Herman Melville ().

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About the Kirkus Prize Kirkus Prize Judges. Magazine. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since   The trying-out of Moby-Dick by Vincent, Howard Paton, Publication date Topics Melville, Herman, Moby Dick Publisher Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library :   Yet I found a way to memorize an entire chapter of Moby Dick in less than four days. It turns out I was going about memorizing things all wrong.

READ A BOOK IN A DAY (how to speed-read and. A third structure of Moby Dick. A third structure of the novel, if you can call it a structure, involves various types of writing that Melville employs. I think “structure” is a good word for it because I get the sense from reading the novel that the author was very aware of using these types as building blocks, if you will, of his story.

Howard Paton Vincent is the author of The Trying-Out of Moby-Dick ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Merrill Studies In Moby Di /5(5). I tried Moby Dick three times in my life. On the third time the dime dropped, and I really understood the greatness of the book. My father-in-law who loves the book pointed out that you could almost read the book backwards as well as forwards.

You can pick any chapter and read it. I am an ESL teacher and I want to start a book group with a few of my kids. Moby Dick was recommended and I was wondering if someone can help me decide if it would be too dense for a year old.

I love to challenge them but fear this may be pushing it a bit.Ishmael is a fictional character in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick ().

Ishmael, the only surviving crewmember of the Pequod, is the narrator of the importance relies on his role as narrator; as a character, he is only a minor participant in the action and the main protagonist is Captain Biblical name has come to symbolize orphans, exiles, and social d by: Herman Melville.Moby-Dick is greatly enhanced by Melville's rhythmic, rhetorical prose style.

Although it is now considered one of the greatest of all novels, Moby-Dick was misunderstood and ill-received in its time. Readers were confused by the book's symbolism, and they failed to grasp Melville's complex view of the world.

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