The Melville Collection contains copies of several motion pictures adaptations of Moby-Dick, including DVD copies of the 1956 MGM version starring Gregory Peck and the 1998 Artisan Entertainment version starring Patrick Stewart.
Printed adaptations for stage and screen housed in the Melville Collection include:
Frederick Busch. The night inspector. Harmony Books, 1999.
Larry Duberstein. The handsome sailor. Permanent Press, 1998.
Sheridan Hay. The secret of lost things. Anchor Books, 2008.
John J. Healey. Emily & Herman: a literary romance. Arcade, 2013.
Sena Jeter Naslund. Ahab’s wife, or, The star-gazer. William Morrow, 1999.
Jay Parini. The passages of H. M. Doubleday, 2010
Ted Pelton. Bartleby, the sportscaster. Subito Press, 2010.
The Melville Collection contains numerous adaptations and interpretations of Melville’s work (especially Moby Dick) in print media, including comic books, graphic novels, children's books, artists’ books, and movable books. These items can be found in the library catalog through a title or genre search. Responses include:
Dan Beachy-Quick. A whaler’s dictionary. Milkweed Editions, 2008.
Robert Del Tredici. Floodgates of the wonderworld: a Moby-Dick pictorial. Kent State University Press, 2001.
Philip José Farmer. The wind whales of Ishmael. New York: Ace Books, 1971.
L. L. Sampson. Saving Moby Dick. Zonderkidz, 2012
Robert K. Wallace. Frank Stella’s Moby Dick: words and shapes. University of Michigan Press, 2000.