The Moby-Dick Big Read

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‘I have written a blasphemous book’, said Melville when his novel was first published in 1851, ‘and I feel as spotless as the lamb’. Deeply subversive, in almost every way imaginable, Moby-Dick is a virtual, alternative bible – and as such, ripe for reinterpretation in this new world of new media. Out of Dominion was born its bastard child – or perhaps its immaculate conception – the Moby-Dick Big Read: an online version of Melville’s magisterial tome: each of its 135 chapters read out aloud, by a mixture of the celebrated and the unknown, to be broadcast online, one new chapter each day, in a sequence of 135 downloads, publicly and freely accessible.

For more info please go to: www.mobydickbigread.com

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Podcast Details

Created by
Peninsula Arts
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Sep 13th, 2012
Latest Episode
Jan 29th, 2013
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
136
Avg. Episode Length
11 minutes
Explicit
No
Language
English

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