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.
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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.
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.
Leviathan 19.2 Now Available
Available on Project Muse
Leviathan 19.2 is available on Project Muse. It includes essays on "The Town-Ho's Story" and labor tension, Romantic melancholy in Moby-Dick, the parasite in "Jimmy Rose," and isolatoes in John Marr and Other Sailors, along with three book reviews, All Astir, MLA Abstracts, presidential remarks from the Melville Society Dinner, and an appreciation of John Huston's film Moby Dick.
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|28 Sep 2019|
|02 Oct 2019|
Melville at 200 - Exhibition at the Rosenbach in Philadelphia
|17 Oct 2019|
Melville Conference - France - Oct. 17-19
|18 Oct 2019|
British Edition of Moby-Dick Published as The Whale
|14 Nov 2019|
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