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 appears three times a year in March, June, and October.
Greg Lennes From New York Times Book Review - section By the Book: Walter Issacson, author of "Einstein," "Steve Jobs," and recently "Leonardo da Vinci," when asked: "If you could require the president to read one book, what would it be?
" His answer: “Moby-Dick.” https:// answer: Greg Lennes From Washington Post: Esther J.
Corey Thompson Question: when maria took Herman and his 2 siblings to Albany in 1819 to escape "the Fever" and Allan wrote to his father, was it yellow fever? "Critical neglect of Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land (1876) constitutes the most perennial of tropes in discussions of Melville’s longest poem, even and especially as the poem gains more attention.By this point, we might draw back from describing Clarel as being neglected at all.It is available in two exemplary modern critical editions, Walter Bezanson’s 1960 Hendricks House edition and the 1991 Northwestern University Press/Newberry Library edition, which among its wealth of supporting material incorporates much of Bezanson’s scholarship.For more information about Leviathan and how to subscribe, visit our JHUP journal site at Submissions: Individuals may submit essays, notes, or creative writing for possible publication in Leviathan to the journal's electronic editorial site, Along with critical interpretation, we welcome manuscript, textual, and bibliographical analysis; digital scholarship; interviews with current writers, artists, and performers; pedagogical studies; and suggestions for special issues.