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White-jacket / Herman Melville

 
dc.contributor Royster, Paul Library of America New York
dc.contributor.author Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
dc.coverage.placeName New York
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-27
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-04T09:55:58Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-04T09:55:58Z
dc.date.created 1849
dc.date.issued 1993-06-08
dc.identifier ota:1631
dc.identifier.citation http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/1631
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12024/1631
dc.description.abstract First edition 1849
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dc.language English
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Oxford
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dc.subject.lcsh American literature -- 19th century
dc.subject.other Novels
dc.title White-jacket / Herman Melville
dc.title.alternative The world in a man-of-war
dc.type Text
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files.count 2
otaterms.date.range 1800-1899

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<Text id=MelWhit> <Author>Melville, Herman</Author> <Title>White-Jacket, or, The World in a Man-of-War</Title> <Edition>Redburn, His First Voyage; White-Jacket, or, The World in a Man-of-War; Moby-Dick, or, The Whale. G. Thomas Tanselle, ed. Library of America. New York: Literary Classics of the U.S., Inc., 1983</Edition> <Date>1849-1850</Date> <body> <loc><locdoc>MelWhitPre</locdoc> <p>Conceive him <i>now in a man-of-war; with his letters of mart, well armed, victualed, and appointed, and see how he acquits himself.</i> <p> Fuller's "Good Sea-Captain." <p> Note <p>In the year 1843 I shipped as "ordinary seaman" on board of a United States frigate, then lying in a harbor of the Pacific Ocean. After remaining in this frigate for more than a year, I was discharged from the service upon the vessel's arrival home. My man-of-war experiences and observations are incorporated in the present volume. <p> . . .

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