Friday, July 15, 2011

Well, Wikipedia says it's a classic!

While doing some preliminary research on the term "classic," I came across this Wikipedia article:

And of course, the picture right next to it: Moby Dick.

Later on, it talks about "imprimaturs." It has this comic book version of Moby Dick next to it:

I believe it very telling that these imprimaturs came about in the early part of the twentieth century, just as interest in Moby Dick had risen...hmmmm.

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