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White-jacket, or, the world in a man-of-war

Herman Melville

White-jacket, or, the world in a man-of-war

by Herman Melville

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Published by D. Estes & Co. in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe world in a man-of-war.
Statementby Herman Melville.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 374 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14237879M

Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. White-jacket ; or, The world in a man-of-war. White-jacket ; or, The world in a man-of-war ← Back to item details. PDF/ePub Info Share, | Page i of White-jacket, or, The world in a man-of-war by Herman Melville; 23 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, United States in fiction, Naval History, Warships in fiction, Sailors, Sailors in fiction, Flagellation in fiction, Naval discipline in fiction, Flagellation, Naval discipline, Warships, 19th century; Places: United States; Times: 19th century.

Get this from a library! White jacket, or, A world in a man-of-war. [Herman Melville; Monica Elias; Donald David] -- White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War, was understandably acclaimed for its authenticity when it was first published in , since Herman Melville drew upon his own experiences serving on a. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

White Jacket or, the World in a Man-of-War Quotes Showing of 6 “The Past is the textbook of tyrants; the Future is the Bible of the Free.” ― Herman Melville, White-JacketCited by:   Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of He drew upon his memories of naval life, having spent fourteen months as an ordinary seaman aboard a frigate as it sailed the Pacific and made the homeward voyage around Cape Horn.4/5(3).


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White-Jacket not only focuses on the anachronism of corporal punishment but also gives a vivid impression of daily life aboard a man-of-war and /5.

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NOTE. In the year I shipped as “ ordinary seaman” on board of a United States frigate, then lying in a harbor of the Pacific Ocean. Herman Melville Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of He drew upon his memories of naval life, having spent fourteen months as an ordinary seaman aboard a frigate as it sailed the Pacific and made the homeward voyage around Cape Horn.

Page - Americans are the peculiar, chosen people — the Israel of our time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world. Seventy years ago we escaped from thrall; and, besides our first birthright — embracing one continent of earth — God has given to us, for a future inheritance, the broad domains of the political pagans, that shall yet come and lie down under the shade of our.

Inafter three years of voyaging in the South Seas, Melville signed up as an ordinary seaman on the man-of-war United States, and headed for home. What he observed on that trip formed the basis of White-Jacket, a success both as a story and as an expose of certain naval practices ofwhich the public was only dimly aware.

White Jacket; Or, The World on a Man-of-War Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Sea stories Subject: Sailors -- Fiction Subject: Naval discipline -- Fiction Subject: Flagellation -- Fiction Subject: Warships -- Fiction Subject: United States -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

White jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war, Volume 1 Issue of American fiction, Library of American civilization White jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war, Herman Melville: Author: Herman Melville: Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation 4/5(3).

White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War is the fifth book by American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in The book is based on the author's fourteen months service in the United States Navy, aboard the frigate USS United States.

Based on Melville's experiences as a Brand: Jazzybee Verlag. LibriVox recording of White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War, by Herman Melville. Read by James K.

White. This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from to It comments on the harsh and brutal realities of service in the US Navy at that time, but beyond this the narrator has created for the reader graphic symbols for class.

Genre/Form: Sea stories Fiction Naval history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Melville, Herman, White-jacket, or, The world in a man-of-war. White Jacket or The World in a Man of War / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book.

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White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War Herman MELVILLE ( - ) This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from to Editions for White Jacket or, the World in a Man-of-War: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in 2.

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White-Jacket has it all; humor, pathos, poetry and philosophy. This book makes me not only admire Melville the author but love Melville the man. To suggest that the book would be better off without its "sermons" against cruelty in the Man-of-War's world is to suggest that Melville should have written some other book/5(5).

Title White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war. Contributor Names Melville, Herman, Created / Published. Get this from a library! White jacket, or, The world in a man-of-war. [Herman Melville] -- Based on Melville's experiences as a common seaman aboard the frigate USS United States from to and stories that other sailors told him, the novel is severely critical of virtually every.Share - White-Jacket, or, the World in a Man-Of-War by Herman Melville (, Hardcover) White-Jacket, or, the World in a Man-Of-War by Herman Melville (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review.White-jacket, or, The world in a man-of-war.

Boston: St. Botolph Society, © ( printing) (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville.