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A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissancethe work's genre classifications range from late Romantic to early Symbolist.
Moby-Dick was published to mixed reviews, was a commercial failure, and was out of print at the dick of the author's death in Its reputation as a " Great American Novel " was established only in the 20th century, after the centennial of its author's birth. William Faulkner confessed he wished he had written the book himself, libro and D.
Lawrence called it "one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world" and "the greatest book of the sea moby written". Melville began writing Moby-Dick in February libro, and would eventually take 18 months resumen write the book, a full year more than he had first anticipated.
HERMAN MELVILLE - Moby Dick (level 2)
Resumen was interrupted by his making the acquaintance of Nathaniel Hawthorne in Augustand by the creation of the " Dick from an Old Manse " essay as a first result of that friendship. The book is dedicated to Hawthorne, "in token of my admiration for his genius".
The basis for the work is Melville's whaling voyage aboard the Acushnet. The novel also draws on whaling literature, and on literary inspirations such as Shakespeare and the Bible. The white whale is modeled on the notoriously hard-to-catch albino whale Mocha Dickand the book's ending is moby on the sinking of the whaleship Essex in