Tag Archives: Moby-Dick

Or, the Whale

Yesterday, Google treated us to a neat Google Doodle to celebrate the 161st anniversary of the publication of Moby Dick, or, the whale, the iconic American novel by Herman Melville. If you have yet to meet the challenge of the … Continue reading

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Do Fictitious Dishes Have Calories

For her very clever photo project called “Fictitious Dishes“, graphic artist/designer/editor/photographer Dinah Fried has reimagined meals for iconic fictional characters. She recreated and staged meals from Moby Dick, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Catcher in the Rye, Alice … Continue reading

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Herman Melville Meets Zeppelin

I am embarassed to admit that I just found out the other day that Herman Melville‘s iconic novel Moby Dick was out of print for decades. In fact, if a copy had not discovered in a secondhand bookshop, the seminal work may have been … Continue reading

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Mapping Moby Dick

The Voyage of the Pequod is one in a marvelous series of twelve literary maps based on American and British classics produced by the Harris-Seybold Company of Cleveland, Ohio between 1953 and 1964. The Map of Moby Dick was created … Continue reading

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Why Not Moby-Dick ?

Inspired by Zak Smith’s Gravity’s Rainbow project and the Blood Meridian project, artist/illustrator/librarian Matt Kish has created the Every Page of Moby-Dick blog, where he posts one drawing per day illustrating each of the 540 pages of the Signet Classic … Continue reading

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