The Resource Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)

Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)

Label
Moby Dick
Title
Moby Dick
Statement of responsibility
Herman Melville
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This epic story of Captain Ahab's incredible quest for the elusive great whale is widely regarded as the Great American Novel. Narrator Ishmael's longing for the sea is his sustenance. "Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can...With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship." Ishmael's love of the ocean could very well have been the author's too. Melville's experiences as a sailor provided a detailed background on the whaling industry and spawned the success and acclaim of this literary masterpiece
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melville, Herman
Dewey number
813/.3
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Burt Reynolds
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reynolds, Burt
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character)
  • Whaling ships
  • Ship captains
  • Mentally ill
  • Whaling
  • Whales
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945779
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945779
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 47 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11945779
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11945779
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945779
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945779
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 47 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11945779
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11945779
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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