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"Call me Ishmael." So begins one of the classic American novels, 'Moby-Dick, or, The Whale', a tale of one man's obsession (with a whole lot of detail about the life on board a 19th Century whaling ship). Of course, Herman Melville wrote more than one book!   

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1
Moby Dick Trivia 25 questions

I've done quizzes on 'Melville sans Moby' and Whales and Whaling. Now I'm ready to take on the White Whale himself!
Tough
tjoebigham
1212 plays
2
Ah Bartleby,! Ah Humanity! 10 questions

Long before passive resistance became a familiar technique for protesting perceived inequities, there was Bartleby!
Average
braunda
315 plays
3
Melville's Poetry 10 questions

My third Melville quiz is about his poetry, not as well-known as his other works, but as memorable.
Difficult
tjoebigham
219 plays
4
Melville sans Moby 10 questions

You probably know all about 'Moby Dick' trouble is, most people think Melville begins and ends with that classic. But Melville ranged far and wide in his work, and in almost every form. See how much Melville you really know!
Average
tjoebigham
402 plays
5
Melville's Creations 10 questions

Identify Melville's characters from the descriptions given. This quiz covers three novels and three short stories.
Tough
skylarb
387 plays
6
Melville's 'Encantadas' 10 questions

The ten sketches Melville wrote for 'Harper's' magazine and later published as part of his 'Piazza Tales'.
Tough
tjoebigham
183 plays
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Moby Dick 10 questions

Short quiz on Melville's most famous novel.
Average
kogand
1386 plays
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