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Title

And Some Certain Significance Lurks in All Things: Outlandish Sympathy in Herman Melville Moby Dick

Department

English Department

College

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities

Abstract

As Melville narrator, Ishmael, embarks from the human-centered world of the lea shore into the outlandish world of the leviathan, he encounters a non-space where things fail to signify. Terra firma gives ground to an ocean wilderness where thought finds no solid footing. Men behave like savages; savages

Conference Name

Nonhuman

Conference Location

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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