Charter Chapter Contributors

Remaking Moby-Dick: Human Contributor Table of Contents


  • Rick Pearson (painting)


  • Ida Arvebro (135 photographs)

EXTRACTS (Supplied by a Sub-Sub-Librarian).

  • Aje Björkman (Kort addendum  eller lång apposition till en kort berättelse)
  • Neal Whitman (The Whale is Large and Haiku is Short, but Not Small)

CHAPTER 1. Loomings.

  • Jim Mezzanotte (ishmael, new bedford, 2013)
  • John Brugaletta (Whale Song)
  • Charlotte Porter (Fat Sea)
  • Murray Attaway and MoMoby Productions (music and video) QR

CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.

  • Jeff Alfier (After Barkeep Angelique Closes at Pequod Tavern)

CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.

  • Ed Madden (COUNTERPANE (an epithalamion, for Bert))
  • Ed Madden (voice); Kathy Fitch (video) QR
  • Matt Kish (Interview) QR

CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.

  • David Rutschman (Valerie Mapple, 16 years old, driving with no destination through Albuquerque, New Mexico, reflects on the theological assertions of her great-great-great-great-great-great- great uncle on her father’s side . . .)
  • Murray Attaway (music); MoMoby (video) QR

CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.

  • Jessica Lizardi (El Pajarito Rubio)
  • Linnea Akerberg (dance) QR

CHAPTER 12. Biographical.

  • MoMoby (and video) QR
  • Will Stockton (Geography)

CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.

  • D. Gilson (Nantucket)

CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.

  • Elizabeth Schultz (THE PEQUOD’S CREW LIST)

CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.

  • Jose Padua (The Advocate)

CHAPTER 28. Ahab.

  • Kim Paffenroth (The Captain)
  • Ed Hunt (Some thoughts on Ahab)
  • Christina Murphy (Whaler Man)
  • James Hannon (Jawbone)

CHAPTER 30. The Pipe.

  • Sam Mills (The Cigar)

CHAPTER 31. Queen Mab.

  • Michele Karas (MAYBE HE DID)

CHAPTER 32. Cetology.

  • Image by Amanda Larson
  • Heather Wilson and Michael Dubrule (video) QR

CHAPTER 39. First Night Watch.

  • Marium Khalid (video; SAIAH production of Moby-Dick) QR

CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.

  • David Rutschman

CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.

  • Leslie Anne McIlroy (The White Poem or What To Read at the Chapel)
  • Linnea Akerberg (performance); Martin Arvebro (media and video); Astrid Selling (music) QR
  • Mary Bath (Despair of Whiteness)
  • John Gentile (interview)
  • Michael Lythgoe (On Melville’s White Chapter In Moby Dick)
  • Emma Larsson and Lisa Salomonsson (video) QR
  • Matt Kish (interview) QR

CHAPTER 44. The Chart.

  • Maria Engberg (video) QR

CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.

  • Jon Steinhagen

CHAPTER 50. Ahab’s Boat and Crew. Fedallah.

  • Malaika Favorite (THE TELL-TALE)

CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.

  • Isaac Nicolas Caruso (painting) QR

CHAPTER 52. The Albatross.

  • Emily Coon (Bird and Whaler Street Race)

CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho’s Story.

  • Matt Kish (Interview) QR

CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in Sheet-Iron; in

  • Linda Lee Harper (A Whale is a Whale is a Whale)
  • Millie Gailey (Moby-Dick’s Life and Home; a video) QR

CHAPTER 58. Brit.

  • Stephanie A. Smith (A Meditation upon “Brit”)
  • Charlotte Porter (Heard Tell)
  • Charlotte Porter (Half Seas Over)

CHAPTER 60. The Line.

  • John G. Rodwan, Jr. (The Line)
  • Nancy Rodwan (video); John Rodwan (performance) QR

CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.

  • Charlotte Porter (Variance)
  • Cee Cyndi (video) QR

CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.

  • Timothy Kenny (The Shark Massacre)

CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.

  • MoMoby

CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.

  • Malin Jogmark  (video) QR

CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam’s Story.

  • Leah Angstman (Wherein Pequod encounters the Jeroboam)
  • Matt Kish (interview) QR

CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.

  • MoMoby

CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.

  • Winston Plowes (The Pair)

CHAPTER 86. The Tail.

  • Michael Cummings (The Tail, The IED)

CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.

  • Robert Gray (Of Schools and Schoolmasters)

CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.

  • Elizabeth Schultz (IN A CALM)

CHAPTER 97. The Lamp.

  • Laurel Blossom (The Lamp)

CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.

  • Music by Richard E. Moore; Text and Voice Arrangement by James W. Moore; Winston Plowes (Ahab), Richard E. Moore (Starbuck), James W. Moore (Stubb), Jeremy Holloway (Flask), David Krilivsky (Manxman), Tom Beaman (King-Post); Graydon Gooding (Pip). QR

CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.

  • Eric Cummings (Forgotten Wars)

CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.

  • Daniel Herman

CHAPTER 106. Ahab’s Leg.

  • Jason Mosser (Ahab the Rehab: On Moby-Dick, Chapter 106)
  • Linda Lee Harper (MD)

CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.

  • Daniel Herman

CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.

  • Daniel Herman

CHAPTER 109. Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin.

  • Elizabeth Schultz (THE LITTLE LOWER LAYER)

CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.

  • Rebecca Childers (Smoldering)
  • Rebecca Childers (performance) QR

CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.

  • Ray McManus (The Blacksmith) QR

CHAPTER 114. The Gilder.

  • Kathy Fitch (Fierce Grace) QR

CHAPTER 117. The Whale Watch.

  • Amy Marshall (The Watching of Whales)

CHAPTER 124. The Needle.

  • Tobi Cogswell (The Needle)

CHAPTER 126. The Life-Buoy.

  • Jeffrey C. Alfier (Starbuck Amends a Log-book Entry on an Eastward Course)

CHAPTER 132. Symphony.

  • MoMoby, Astrid Selling, and Kristin Borgehed  (music  and video) QR

CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.

  • Alexis Larkin (Spire to the Sun)

CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.

  • Charlotte Porter (Lost in Translation)


  • AJ Huffman (I Am Classic)
  • Murray Attaway (music); MoMoby (video) QR

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