Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (by February 10): $260
Regular Price (after February 10): $286
From the most famous first sentence in American literature to its climactic chase scene, Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick is a great challenge—and memorable experience—in the life of any reader. This seminar will help participants to chart an exciting course through the novel. We will also explore many of the beautiful illustrated editions of the book included in the Newberry’s collections. Nine sessions.
Will Hansen is Director of Reader Services and Curator of Americana at the Newberry Library.
Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick: Second Norton Critical Edition. Hershel Parker and Harrison Hayford, eds. New York: Norton, 2002. ISBN 978-0-393-97283-2
This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.