Melville on NantucketFall 1991

Volume 39 No. 3


  • Herman Melville: Nantucket’s First Tourist by Susan Beegel (p. 41)
  • Moby-Dick and Nantucket’s Moby-Dick: The Attack on the Essex by Thomas Farel Heffernan (p. 45)
  • “A Fine, Boisterous Something”: Nantucket in Moby-Dick by Mary K. Bercaw (p. 55)

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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