The following links provide additional online information on
Herman Melville and 19th-century literary culture. Please see our
concerning external links; note that all external links
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- Ishmail Listserv
- The Ishmail listserv is an electronic discussion list devoted to all Melville-related
subjects. It is directed by John Bryant of Hofstra University and is sponsored by The
Melville Society. For more information on subscribing to this list or joining The
Melville Society, click on the link above.
- The Life and Works of Herman Melville
- This site is the central location for Melville information on the web. In
addition to useful biographical and e-text links, The Life and Works provides
upcoming news of interest to Melville scholars and a thorough list of
“related interest” links.
- “Bartleby” Online
- A fully hyper-linked web edition of Melville’s classic short story,
“Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street,” complete with illustrations, a bibliography, and
- American Literature Sites
- This page provides an exhaustive list of e-texts locations for American literature.
Project Gutenberg, Project Bartleby, and UVA’s e-text site (among many others) can all be
accessed from this site.