Perpetually Entering ‘Whale’ Into a Search Engine

Philip Hoare, “Moby-Dick: Melville’s Victorian Blog,” The Guardian Saturday 20 0ctober 2012

In many ways, Moby-Dick was more like a Victorian blog, and I often think that if Melville had been writing his book today, he would never have finished it: he’d be perpetually entering “whale” into a search engine.

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