[PW] references to octopuses in literature?

Tom Benghauser tbenghauser at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 18:16:22 PST 2018


How about "A Call to Arms"?

On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 12:04 PM, Kevin O'Kelly <rkokelly at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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,
>
>
> Kevin
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