Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - A Whaler's Dictionary by Dan Beachy-Quick

Taking both form and inspiration from Ishmael's abandoned "Cetalogical Dictionary," this highly original work muses on myth, representation, language, nature, consciousness, notions of spiritual quest, and other elements of Melville's masterpiece. From "Accuracy" to "Wound," "Adam" to "Void," "Babel" to "Silence," these cross-referential, highly associative entries comprise an utterly singular work of art. A Whaler's Dictionary is the mesmerizing product of a total immersion into one of the greatest novels in the English language.

Buy A Whaler's Dictionary by Dan Beachy-Quick from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781571313096
ISBN-10: 1571313095
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Milkweed Editions
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - A Whaler's Dictionary by Dan Beachy-Quick

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Whaler's Dictionary book by Dan Beachy-Quick and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Dan Beachy-Quick

Brighter Word Than Bright by Dan Beachy-Quick
Paperback, April 2015
Impenetrable Screen of Purest Sky by Dan Beachy-Quick
Paperback, September 2013
Visiting Hours at the Color Line by Dan Beachy-Quick
Paperback, July 2013
Wonderful Investigations by Dan Beachy-Quick
Paperback, April 2012