Tag Archives: the Whale

Old Ahab Drops a Tear into the Sea

If you read the Whale, if you breathe the salt-stained air, if you live by the pulpy billowing mass of the barnacled retainer wall, if you are one of that multitude of water-gazers…

Let old Orson tell you a short tale of the grand olde, good olde, grande olde whale

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Gregory Peck as Ahab…

Come Starbuck, let me look into another man’s eye…

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Musings on the Whale

The Postmodern Sublime?

The Postmodern Sublime?

Thanks to Mr Curly for composing this excellent selection of thoughts on The Whale (in literature and elsewhere – in reality first and foremost).

To seek out the palsied leper who paints like the absolute harot…

From Hell’s heart I salute thee.

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