Romanticism: Mid 1800s

Moby Dick

by Herman Melville

Some "Text to Text" & "Text to World" connections to explore...

E-Text of Moby-Dick 

Literary Map of Moby-Dick

How to Read Herman Melville's Moby-Dick 


Whale Songs 

Listen to Moby  

Sperm Whales: Deep Divers of the Ocean


The New Bedford Whaling Museum

Overview of American Whaling  

The Lagoda 

Scrimshaw   


The Life and Works of Herman Melville 

Original Book Review forMoby-Dick 

The Bible Gateway 

Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World


The Life and Works of Herman Melville

Short Novel: Billy-Budd

Poem: "Gettysburg"

Poem: "Shiloh: A Requiem" (April, 1862)

Poem: "The Maldive Shark"

Poem: "The Swamp Angel"

Poem: "Greek Architecture"

Poem: "Tom Deadlight" (1810)

Short Story: "The Bell Tower"

Short Story: "The Lightning-Rod Man"

Short Story: "The Piazza"


Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience - Selected Textbook Resources

Excerpt from Novel: Moby Dick -p. 358


Audio Book/MP3 

Moby Dick - it's a whale of a download (tee- hee-hee) but you've got to give "props" to the readers who took this one on. Listen along and download the e-text.

Herman Melville at Librivox- this link will lead you to some poems and short stories all by Melville and available as MP3 files at Librivox.