Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
Vol. 21 – No. 1
The March 2019 issue of Leviathan (vol. 21, no. 1) is now available on Project Muse! This issue is the first of four special “Melville at 200” issues. Dues-paying members of The Melville Society who subscribe to the print edition should receive their copies in the mail soon. The issue features essays on “The New Art of Moby-Dick" by Elizabeth Schultz (including twenty color plates in the print edition along with numerous other images throughout the essay); Elizabeth S. Melville and the field formation of Melville studies, by Jordan Alexander Stein and Adam Fales; and “‘Bartleby’ on Speed” by Alex Benson. It also features a cycle of sonnets, “Of August,” by Wyn Kelley; Theo Davis’s review of One Foot in the Finite, by K. L. Evans; Robert J. Scholnick’s review of Herman Melville Among the Magazines, by Graham Thompson; Mary K. Bercaw Edwards’s review of The Sea and Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literary Culture, edited by Steve Mentz and Martha Elena Rojas; and Mary K. Bercaw Edwards’s “All Astir,” Colin Dewey’s report on the Moby-Dick Marathon in San Francisco, and Ross Martin’s note on a portrait of Lemuel Shaw that he recently identified in the Extracts section. For information about subscribing to Leviathan, click here.