Course: Moby-Dick by Herman Melville-SOLD OUT!

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Tuitionshow details + $300.00 (USD)   Sold Out

Date / Time

  • October 20, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States


  • Registration will open to Delancey Society members on December 12, to members on December 19, and to the public on December 26.
  • Tuition for this reading group is $300.
  • Rosenbach members at the Contributor level and above receive a 10% discount on tuition. Please call 215-732-1600 x123 or email [email protected] to register at the discount.
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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

Devoted fans of Moby-Dick and first-time readers alike can dive deep into the pages of this great American novel. The course will tackle portions of this literary Leviathan during six monthly sessions and explore the novel within the context of Herman Melville’s life, the influences of Romanticism, and the age-old conflict of personal freedom versus social obligation.


Syllabus – Moby-Dick taught by Alexander Eisenthal

About the Instructor

Alexander Eisenthal is Benjamin Franklin Fellow in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania.