Volume 18, Number 1, March 2016

Table of Contents

  From the Mast-Head

pp. 1-3
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Articles

  Babo’s Heterochronic Creativity

pp. 5-21
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  Doubled Narratives of Orphanhood in Melville’s Pierre

pp. 22-40
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Reviews

  In the Shadow of the Gallows: Race, Crime, and American Civic Identity by Jeannine Marie DeLombard, and: Bonds of Citizenship: Law and the Labors of Emancipation by Hoang Gia Phan (review)

pp. 42-47
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  Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel by Dawn Coleman, and: “Not Altogether Human”: Pantheism and the Dark Nature of the American Renaissance by Richard Hardack, and: Writing beyond Prophecy: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Melville after the American Renaissance by Martin Kevorkian (review)

pp. 48-53
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Extracts: Special Section

Melville in a Global Context
KEYNOTES, REPORTS, PHOTOS
from the Tenth International Melville Conference
held in Tokyo, Japan, 25-29 June 2015

  All Astir

pp. 55-61
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Keynote Addresses

  Introducing Karen Tei Yamashita

pp. 62-63
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  Call Me Ishimaru

pp. 64-75
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  Responses to Karen Tei Yamashita’s Keynote Address: Anthropocene, Capitalocene

pp. 76-79
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  Between Ishmael and Tashtego

pp. 80-83
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  A Castaway Ishmael Who Turned to Stone in the Amami Islands

pp. 84-89
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  Respond to Me Ishimaru

pp. 90-91
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  Introducing Natsuki Ikezawa

pp. 92-93
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  Literature of the Quest: Melville and Pynchon

pp. 94-105
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  Introducing Yōji Sakate

pp. 106-107
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  The Account of the Director of T Hospital (from Bartlebies)

pp. 108-115
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Conference Reports

  Volos to Tokyo in Eighteen Years

pp. 117-120
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  Thank You for Coming to Japan

pp. 121-123
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  6,852: Archipelagic Imagination at the Tenth International Melville Conference

pp. 124-127
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  Stranger in Japan

pp. 128-130
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  Japan Photo Gallery

pp. 131-142
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