Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Moby-Dick in the news

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/18/new-audio-project-offers-four-months-of-moby-dick/?src=recgNew Audio Project Offers Four Months of ‘Moby-Dick’
By JOHN WILLIAMS'Moby-Dick,' ink on watercolor paper, by Matt Kish.‘Moby-Dick,’ ink on watercolor paper, by Matt Kish.
The actress Tilda Swinton and 134 other readers are lending their voices to the “Moby-Dick Big Read,” an online audio version of Herman Melville’s epic novel.
The chapters will be available as free downloads, a new one appearing on the Web site each day until mid-January alongside a related image by a contemporary artist.

Next time: laptop day and bring your Moby-Dick artifacts

Although your syllabus lists this for September 27, next time bring your laptops and something from current culture that refers to Moby-Dick.