[PW] references to octopuses in literature?
rkokelly at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 11:04:01 PST 2018
The patron is me, so no rush.
I have always been fond of the "Extracts (Supplied by a Sub-Sub
Librarian)" listing references to whales in literature in *Moby Dick*. I
wonder if such a list could be compiled for octopuses. I know about Pliny's
anecdote about a hungry octopus in *The Natural History* and Hugo's
slandering of the octopus in *Toilers of the Sea*.
Does anyone know of any other references?
Thanks in advance,
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