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Todo está en moby dick, la religión, la justicia, la ciencia y la historia porque la parte novelesca del libro está basada en la verídica historia del ballenero essex melville conoció su oscuro final a través de owen chase, hijo de uno de los supervivientes de la tragedia, y no dudó en usarlo como inspiración para su novela. Take herman melville's moby dick now considered one of the greatest novels ever written, the book initially received mixed reviews only to fall into obscurity by the end of melville's life. Moby-dick is one of the most expansive feats of imagination in the whole of literature: the mad, raging, shakespearean tale of captain ahab's insane quest to kill a giant white whale that has taken his leg, and upon which he has sworn vengeance, at any cost. Herman melville (august 1, 1819 - september 28, 1891) was an american novelist, short story writer, and poet of the american renaissance period his best known works include typee (1846), a romantic account of his experiences in polynesian life, and his whaling novel moby-dick (1851.
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