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  • What the true story of the Essex - the inspiration for 'Moby-Dick' - teaches us today

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    Visiting English professor Jamie Jones is writing a book about how the whaling industry has been depicted in literature, art and culture, and how those depictions dealt with ideas about capitalism, war, technology and the environment.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • To reach Jamie Jones, email jaljones@illinois.edu.