Monday, November 14, 2016

On This Day In History Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick' Was Published


As History.com notes, on this day in 1851 Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick was published.

You can read about Herman Melville (seen in the below photo) and Moby Dick via the below link:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/moby-dick-published?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2016-1114-11142016&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=109227932&kx_EmailCampaignID=8052&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2016-1114-11142016&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa%20&os_ehash=44@experian:de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa


2 comments:

  1. Paul, I might have to revisit Ishmael et al. Thanks for the posting/ reminder. See my recent posting for background:
    http://theabbessofandalusia.blogspot.com/2016/11/i-dwell-in-possibility.html
    v/r
    Tim
    CV-63 / 1982-1986

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  2. And there is this important distinction:

    Publication date
    October 18, 1851 (Britain)
    November 14, 1851 (U.S.)

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