Articles tagged herman melville

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ Tells of Hunting Whales and Losing Souls

The whale is an embodiment of a nature that's furious at those humans who mean to exploit and squander its riches.

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Before Occupy Wall Street rattled the money merchants, Herman Melville and the Beats shook the city's foundation with gumption and glee.

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Herman Melville decided to follow-up the confounding labyrinth of a novel, Moby Dick with a true mind fuck of a work, the novel Pierre; or

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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