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White-jacket

Herman Melville

White-jacket

or, The world in a man-of-war.

by Herman Melville

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Published by Page in Boston .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationx, 374 p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18194176M
LC Control Number63006558

Image 7 of White-Jacket; or, The world in a man-of-war. 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. White Jacket is considered to be Melville’s most politically charged novel due to its severe criticism of the US Navy and its policies at the time. In fact, the novel helped bring about the end of flogging aboard Naval ships (then a standard practice) due to its graphic and brutal descriptions of the floggings Melville himself witnessed.

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Melville with this book White Jacket helped alert Congress of the horrific discipline of Flogging that took place during that time. Chapters are very short, and if one has any interest in history and would enjoy the wisdom, wit and charm of the author, my suggestion would be to Buy this by: Melville with this book White Jacket helped alert Congress of the horrific discipline of Flogging that took place during that time.

Chapters are very short, and if one has any interest in history and would enjoy the wisdom, wit and charm of the author, my suggestion would be to Buy this book.4/5(7).

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 expos 'e of certain naval practices of which the public was only dimly aware/5.

Melville's (best known for his classic whaling novel) White Jacket was first published in and is considered to be a semi-biographical book, written from Melville's own personal experiences while returning home to the Atlantic Coast from the South Seas with the American Navy on a man-o'-war vessel.4/5(7).

'White Jacket Required' is depicted as heartwarming narrative of Jenna Weber's culinary journey and begins with how she discovered her passion for the culinary arts as a kid, giving us a sneak peek behind the face of the blogger we have come to know well/5. White-Jacket hates the cruel whippings, which all crew members and officers are forced to watch.

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White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War: Volume Five (Melville). Shop for white jacket at Free Shipping. Free Returns. All the time. Herman Melville (August 1, Septem ) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet.

He is best known for his novel first three books gained much contemporary attention (the first, Typee, becoming a bestseller), and after a fast-blooming literary success in the late s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mids and. This volume contains three novels - Redburn, White-Jacket, and Melville's masterpiece, Moby-Dick.

All three include a great deal of nineteenth century sea lore. Aspiring writers are told to "show, don't tell." Melville, on the other hand, did quite a bit of "telling" in these chapters/5. White-Jacket is almost the antithesis. It is casual, witty, adventuresome, self-deprecating and contemplative.

It is in the main a memoir of a year spent on a U.S. man-of-war, the gun frigate USS Neversink in a voyage from Chile to Norfolk during the '/5(1).

One of Melville's most popular novels, White-Jacket is both a brisk sea adventure and a powerful social critique, which also contains some of Melville's best black humor (particularly the hilarious Surgeon of the Fleet episode).5/5(1). White Jacket Redburn: His First Voyage [1] is the fourth book by the American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in The book is semi-autobiographical and recounts the adventures of a refined youth among coarse and brutal sailors and the seedier areas of : Herman Melville.

White Jacket: or, The world in a man-of-war by Herman Melville; 39 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Sailors, Naval History, Flagellation, Naval.

Read Chapter XXXIV. Some of the Evil Effects of Flogging. of White-Jacket by Herman Melville. The text begins: There are incidental considerations touching this matter of flogging, which exaggerate the evil into a great enormity.

Many illustrations might be given, but let us be content with a few. One of the arguments advanced by officers of the Navy in favour of corporal. Melville's "White Jacket" is a book that Goffman often referred to in order to illustrate different aspects of life within the total institution.

The introductory essay to this book discusses White Jacket in relationship to the growing bro-ha-ha over slavery, but I thought the book was much more interesting then that/5(9).

White jacket, or, A world in a man-of-war by Herman Melville and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Read Chapter XXXVI. Flogging Not Necessary. of White-Jacket by Herman Melville.

The text begins: But White-Jacket is ready to come down from the lofty mast-head of an eternal principle, and fight you—Commodores and Captains of the navy—on your own quarter-deck, with your own weapons, at your own paces. Exempt yourselves from the lash, you take Bible oaths to it that.

Read Chapter XXXVIII. The Chaplain and Chapel in a Man-of-War. of White-Jacket by Herman Melville. The text begins: The next day was Sunday; a fact set down in the almanac, spite of merchant seamen's maxim, that there are no Sundays of soundings.

No Sundays off soundings, indeed. No Sundays on shipboard. You may as well say there should be no Sundays in. The Tailoring Of Melville's White Jacket book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0.Read Chapter III.

A Glance at the Principal Divisions of White-Jacket by Herman Melville. The text begins: The full chapter title is: Chapter III. A Glance at the Principal Divisions, Into Which a Man-of-War's Crew is Divided.

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