restricted access   Volume 16, Number 1, March 2014

Table of Contents

From the Mast-Head

pp. 1-3


A Double Prelude on Melville’s Moby-Dick: “Etymology” & “Extracts”

pp. 5-21

The Florence

pp. 22-32


Two Poems for the All-Nighters at the Moby-Dick Marathon

p. 34


Melville and the Idea of Blackness: Race and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century America by Christopher Freeburg (review)

pp. 36-39

Melville and the Wall of the Modern Age ed. by Arimichi Makino (review)

pp. 40-43

Whipscars and Tattoos: The Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori by Geoffrey Sanborn (review)

pp. 44-49

Extracts: Special Issue

All Astir

pp. 51-58

Keynote Addresses

How Billy Budd Grew Black and Beautiful: Versions of Melville in the Digital Age

pp. 60-86

“That towering bulge of pure white”: Whitman, Melville, the Capitol Dome, and Black America

pp. 87-120

Walt Whitman and Civil War Washington

pp. 121-134

Melville and the Worlds of Civil War Poetry

pp. 135-152

Conference Reports

Melville and Whitman, Digitally Mediated

pp. 154-156

Melvilleans and Whitmanians in Washington, DC

pp. 157-159

Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the Conference on Melville and Whitman in Washington

pp. 160-163

Poetry in Motion

pp. 164-167

DC Photo Gallery

pp. 168-171