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  1. BWW Review: The Office Gets Weird in Portland Experimental Theatre...Read the original story

    12 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... SAYING NO, written by Robert Quillen Camp as part of PETE's Journey Play Constellation , is loosely based on Herman Melville 's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street," which you can read in its entirety here . Here's the short ...

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  2. The Parade Preview: What to Watch, Rent or Buy June 27 - July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | MLive.com

    ... truth is there to the 19th century stories, of monstrous sperm whales attacking ships, that inspired author Herman Melville's epic novel Moby Dick ? This documentary series seeks answers, including whether some of the actual whale attacks of yore ...

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  3. Book review: 'The Whale: A Love Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Berkshire Eagle

    Set in the Berkshires, Mark Beauregard's "The Whale, A Love Story," is based on the oft-told tale of Herman Melville and the writing of "Moby-Dick," which he completed while living at Arrowhead, his home in Pittsfield, during the early 1850s. But Beauregard's novel is anything but a retread account of that golden era in Berkshires literary history, when Nathaniel Hawthorne lived in Lenox, Catharine Sedgwick and her family held court in Stockbridge, and others in that world, such as Oliver Wendell Holmes - with a summer home in Pittsfield - vacationed.

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  4. Lenox: 'The Whale' author to give readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Bookstore Get Lit Wine Bar will host a reading and book signing with Mark Beauregard, author of "The Whale: A Love Story," at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23. The novel is set amid the literary society of 1850's New England, offering a new window on Herman Melville's emotionally charged relationship with Nathaniel Hawthorne and how it transformed his masterpiece, "Moby-Dick." Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in with or to set up a Disqus account or to access your social networking account.

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  5. Born June 21: Rockwell KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Linn's Stamp News

    The United States Postal Service issued a set of 20 34A stamps honoring American illustrators on Feb. 1, 2001. Among the artists celebrated was Rockwell Kent, who was born June 21, 1882, in Tarrytown, N.Y. Kent is represented in the set by an illustration from a 1930 edition of Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick .

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  6. 'Moby-Dick' author's secret mistress was his white whale who inspired the book :0Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | New York Post

    When he was only 32, Herman Melville put a bullet in his career, writing a novel so outrageous that reviewers thought he had gone insane. "Pierre" was such a disaster that he made just $157 from it, which was only a little worse than the earnings from his previous flop - "Moby-Dick," published the year before.

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  7. Democratic idealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | OpEdNews

    ... freedom from virtue, because we have defined freedom in a morally inferior way. We have long had what Herman Melville, the author of Moby Dick, called the dark ages of democracy. We must be people that practice our constitutional heritage of ...

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  8. Moby Dick! the Musical to Open This Autumn at The New Union TheatreRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Using whatever they can find, the girls mount an original production as a fundraiser - a musical version of Herman Melville 's classic novel Moby Dick, featuring their own headmistress in the coveted role of Captain Ahab. This brand new production, ...

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  9. ANAXI Card Game + Brainstorming Tool: Jolt your creative language...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Cool Hunting

    ... word pairs. Appletters is also designed to be... DICK is at once a provocative party game and a retelling of Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby-Dick" or, "The Whale." In a mash-up of literature and lowbrow humor, the game positions direct ...

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  10. This week's guide to the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... prints and sculptures. MOBY DICK: Portland Library, until June 25. Collection of works inspired by Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. METALWORK & JEWELLERY: Hamilton Art Gallery, until June 26. The Victorian State Craft Collection is shared ...

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  11. Taconic High Class of 2016 prepared to shape their own destinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... England winter on the Valentine Road campus. "You are the first senior class not to have a snow day since Herman Melville [wrote 'Moby Dick,']" he quipped. Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in with or to set up a ...

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  12. 18 of this year's outstanding graduates. Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Catholic Voice

    ... Council of Teachers of English Achievement Award in writing for my essay on anti-transcendentalism in Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener" and Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter." What can the church do to keep youth engaged? I think ...

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  13. If Madigan is the White Whale and Rauner's Ahab, who's Rahm?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Chicago Tribune

    ... mayor said that Gov. Bruce Rauner must begin reading an American classic. It's that great American novel by Herman Melville that you really wanted to read once about the White Whale and Capt. Ahab's obsession with killing it, and how Ahab's madness ...

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  14. Yeah, but it probably goes both waysRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... the beast with no thought of their safety. "My recommendation to the governor for his summer reading list is Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick,' because Capt. Ahab in his obsession to get Moby Dick takes the Pequod over, and it doesn't really end well," ...

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  15. This week's guide to the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... prints and sculptures. MOBY DICK: Portland Library, until June 25. Collection of works inspired by Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. METALWORK & JEWELLERY: Hamilton Art Gallery, until June 26. The Victorian State Craft Collection is shared ...

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  16. Moby reflects on his early life and influences in his memoir, PorcelainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Globe and Mail

    ... who would grow up to be the world-class DJ and musician Moby (taking his stage name from Moby Dick author Herman Melville, an ancestor, his family told him) watched it all through the windows of a silver Chevy Vega in the parking lot. He listened to ...

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  17. Brain injury transforms Italian man into bonjour-shouting 'caricature' of a FrenchmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... trail, cropping up in Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" (specifically, "The Man of Law's Tale") and Herman Melville's "Moby Dick." Simply because speaking in disremembered tongues is hinted at throughout history, however, does not mean the ...

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  18. National Fish and Chip Day: 21 Chippy names to tickle your fancy - or batter your sensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | IcTamworth

    ... glass. Charles Dickens first mentioned 'chips' in print in A Tale of Two Cities in 1859, eight years after Herman Melville's classic novel Moby-Dick was first published in 1851. So called because this shop is on the Bewdley border - where the ...

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  19. A brain injury transforms Italian man into bonjour-shouting 'caricature' of a FrenchmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Washington Post

    ... trail, cropping up in Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" (specifically, "The Man of Law's Tale") and Herman Melville's "Moby Dick." Simply because speaking in disremembered tongues is hinted at throughout history, however, does not mean the ...

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  20. 'You don't have to be frightened of disabilities': Aylesbury...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Bucks Herald

    ... twins have made huge progress since they have been there." And James, who is an ancestor of Moby Dick author Herman Melville, decided that he would document the family's journey in a bid to change perceptions about disability. The communications ...

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