Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies appears three times a year in March, June, and October. We welcome articles, notes, reviews, and creative writing on the life, works, and influence of novelist and poet Herman Melville (1819-1891). Click here for more information.
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The Melville Electronic Library is an online resource for Melville texts. Housed on a Hofstra University server, MEL is being developed and maintained by a group of Melville scholars and digital specialists.
To join the Melvillle Society and subscribe to Leviathan, visit Leviathan's Johns Hopkins University Press journal site by clicking here.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum in collaboration with The Melville Society is the established home of the Melville Society Cultural Project and Melville Society Archive. The Melville Society Archive is housed at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Research Library, where significant works from this collection are also on display. The Melville Society Cultural Project also sponsors a book donation program and presents exciting annual events including the Moby-Dick Marathon and a Birthday Lecture.
Herman Melville's Arrowhead Facebook Group page of the Berkshire Historical Society. Celebrating historical Berkshire County and Herman Melville's Arrowhead, the farm and home where Melville lived while writing Moby-Dick.
"In a Bye-Canal" by Herman Melville is a poem from the "Fruit of Travel Long Ago" section of Timoleon, a book of poems Melville published privately in 1891 with the Caxton Press in an edition of 25 copies. Timoleon was the last book Melville published. Enjoy this moving, heart-felt reading by Gordon Poole.
|18 Jan 2019|
Melville: Finding America at Sea - Exhibit - Newberry Library - Chicago - Jan 18-Apr. 6
|09 Feb 2019|
Moby-Dick Opera - San José Opera - Feb. 9-24
|20 Mar 2019|
"Moby-Dick" a Play - Rose Valley, PA - Mar. 20-April 4
|21 Mar 2019|
Moby-Dick Marathon Read of Virginia, March 21 - March 22, 2019
|23 May 2019|
American Literature Association Conference - Boston - May 23-26
|17 Jun 2019|
12th International Conference - Melville's Bicentennial - June 17-20
|03 Jul 2019|
Melville Conference - Lisbon - July 3-5
|11 Jul 2019|
12th Biennial Symbiosis Conference - Dundee, Scotland - July 11-14
|01 Aug 2019|
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