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6 edition of White-Jacket (Dodo Press) found in the catalog.

White-Jacket (Dodo Press)

by Herman Melville

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11652129M
    ISBN 101406509892
    ISBN 109781406509892

    LibriVox recording of White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War, by Herman Melville. Read by James K. White. This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from to It comments on the harsh and brutal realities of service in the US Navy at that time, but beyond this the narrator has created for the reader graphic symbols for class distinction. One of Melville’s most popular novels, White-Jacket is both a brisk sea adventure and a powerful social critique, which also contains some of Melville’s best black humor (particularly the hilarious Surgeon of the Fleet episode). In , after three years of voyaging in the South Seas, Melville signed up as an ordinary seaman on the man-of-war United States, and headed for home.3/5(1).

    Image 6 of White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war. Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty, by Herman Melville, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for White Jacket by Herman Melville (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. White Jacket; Or, The World on a Man-of-War by Herman Melville - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

    Title White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war. Contributor Names Melville, Herman, Created / Published. “White Jacket” is a loosely fictionalized account of the year or so Melville spent on a U.S. Navy frigate in the s. In fact, as noted in the introduction, the book is “chiefly documentary and descriptive; most of it is clearly fact rather than fiction.”/5(6). So for the price everyone else charges for just 1 book, we offer you UNLIMITED audio books, e-books and language courses to download and enjoy as you please. Redburn, White-Jacket, and Melville's masterpiece, Moby-Dick. All three include a great deal of nineteenth century sea lore. Aspiring writers are told to "show, don't tell." Melville /5(1K).


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