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.
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.
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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.
Special Notice & Invitation
Leviathan: Volume 16, Number 1
Now Available on Project Muse
Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies, Volume 16, Number 1 is now available on Project Muse at the following link: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/leviathan/toc/lvn.16.1.html. This issue inaugurates the journal's expanded book review section and contains a special section on the Ninth International Melville Conference, "Melville and Whitman In Washington: The Civil War Years and After," including keynote addresses by John Bryant, Ed Folsom, Kenneth M. Price, and Elizabeth Renker. Current members of the Melville Society can expect their print copies within the next two to three weeks.
To join the Melville Society, please follow the instructions here: http://melvillesociety.org/programs/membership.
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