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Call Me Ishmael

Charles Olson

Call Me Ishmael

by Charles Olson

  • 324 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by City Lights Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Unassigned Title

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8375974M
    ISBN 100872860361
    ISBN 109780872860360

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Let's be honest: "Call me Ishmael." is *not* a very great opening line on its own, and I think as a sentence it doesn't really deserve a spot on any best-of lists. But the whole opening paragraph it easily one of the best ever, and its first sente.

"Call me Ishmael", of course, are the first words of THE classic American novel, "Moby-Dick". The book CALL ME ISHMAEL is regarded as a "classic of American literary criticism" (to quote the back cover); several of the previous Amazon reviews suggest it might be THE classic of American literary trc-music.com by: Ishmael is a fictional character in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick ().

Ishmael, the only surviving crewmember of the Pequod, is the narrator of the trc-music.com importance relies on his role as narrator; as a character, he is only a minor participant in the action and the main protagonist is Captain trc-music.com Biblical name has come to symbolize orphans, exiles, and social trc-music.comd by: Herman Melville.

Call Me Ishmael is a gloss on Melville's Moby Dick, written reminiscent of D.H. Lawrence's Studies in American Literature. I call it a gloss, because Olsen just doesn't analyze Moby Dick but also considers Melville's symbolism, life and earlier and later writings/5.

About Call Me Ishmael. Call Me Ishmael is a New York City-based project that invites readers to celebrate the books they love.

Anyone can call and leave a voicemail message about their favorite book; thousands of bibliophiles have already called and over a million readers have.

“Call me Ishmael. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.

It is a way I have of driving off the spleen, and regulating the circulation. Best First Lines from Novels 1.

Call me Ishmael. —Herman Melville, Moby-Dick () 2. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. —Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice () 3. A screaming comes across the sky. —Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow () 4.

The Debunker: Does Moby-Dick Begin "Call Me Ishmael". The novel Moby-Dick was originally a major critical disappointment, selling only 3, copies during the long lifetime of its author, Herman Melville.

But today, it's an indisputable American classic. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Forthcoming from Avid Reader Press, The Call Me Ishmael Phone Book will be a revival of the white- and yellow-paged directory you remember, but instead of finding contact information, you’ll use the Phone Book to find and celebrate amazing works of trc-music.com can browse through pages of fun, literature-inspired “adverts” and phone number listings.

Call Me Ishmael. 6, likes · 4 talking about this. We collect voicemail messages about the books people love. Add yours: + or Skype @callingishmaelFollowers: K.

Call me Ishmael is a fun, engaging story, if you don't think about it too much. If you are looking for a serious discourse in multi-dimensional theory, then this is not the book for you.

And really, why are you in the fiction section, anyway/5(3). From Moby Dick by Herman Melville. by Herman Melville First Paragraph Call me Ishmael.

Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.

Call me Ishmael. Some years ago- never mind how long precisely- having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.

It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation. Welcome to Call Me Ishmael. Please follow the links below, or navigate via the links in the sidebar. Thanks. Visit the Chapter/Song Index here. Buy the book here.

Buy the music here. Visit my website to see what else I’m doing. Join my mailing list. “Like” us on Facebook to keep up with the news. Being told to “call me Ishmael” implies that the reader might be addressing Ishmael in the future.

It sets the reader and Ishmael as interlocutors, which is a different dynamic than readers often have with a text. We feel engaged, pulled in, along for the ride. Just like Ishmael himself. Call me Ishmael.

Leave me a message about a book you love. I use a real typewriter to transcribe and share my favorite voicemails every week. Subscribe to Ca. Don't Call Me Ishmael. Chapter One.

The Mayor of Loserville. There's no easy way to put this, so I'll just say it straight out. It's time I faced up to the truth. I'm fourteen years old, and I have Ishmael Leseur's Syndrome. There is no cure. Now, as far as I know, I'm the only recorded case of Ishmael Leseur's Syndrome in the world/5(4).

Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.

Call Me Ishmael Is The Opening Line From What Famous Book. Trivia Quiz Level for iPhone, iPad, Android, Facebook and other devices by Apprope. Ishmael, having been apportioned part of Sokolow's estate after Walter's death, is mostly independent and lives his life in the city, trying to find students to help spread his teachings.

Ishmael and the narrator begin a series of meetings wherein Ishmael helps the narrator understand his cultural history.Dec 19,  · Intertextuality and Don’t Call Me Ishmael. Moby Dick does not just appear in the epigrams, it is part of the fabric of the book creating intertextual connections between the trc-music.comexuality is a special literary device used in writing.

We can notice intertextuality occurring in a text we are reading or viewing when the writer starts to make references to another text/5(10).That is what the protagonist is called in Michael Gerard Bauer’s young adult novel, Don’t Call Me Ishmael!.

The book is in the form of a journal, written in the first person and kept by the protagonist, fourteen-year-old Ishmael, to help him understand the problems his strange name has created for him.