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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Kevin J. Hayes © 2000 Duke University Press 2000 12 Early-19th-Century Literature Kevin J. Hayes Edgar Allan Poe dominates the scholarship this year with a new volume of his early critical writings, book-length biographical and critical stud- ies, numerous articles on the tales, and several...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 199–222.
Published: 01 September 2021
... magazines, the distribution of literary magazines, tourism, slavery, antebellum fascination with coral, and rabies narratives. Perhaps this year s most signi cant contribution to scholarship on the period, a new handbook on Edgar Allan Poe, contains numerous fresh perspectives on Poe s oft-misinterpreted...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Allan Poe receives exten- sive critical attention, including several useful articles, an edition of selected works, and a reprinting of Arthur Gordon Pym in tandem with Jules Verne’s imaginative continuation of that narrative. Individual studies discuss Poe’s influence on modern popular culture...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 227–252.
Published: 01 September 2002
... for sentimental poetics and antebellum slavery debates Uncle Tom’s Cabin remains the most hotly discussed novel of the era, its contemporary relevance signaled by the publication of an MLA volume of essays on teaching that text. Work on Stowe approaches in volume new scholarship on Poe, an indica- tion...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 September 2020
... gain access to the increas- ingly important American literary marketplace, tourist guidebooks, abolitionist boycott literature, and antebellum slave narratives. Not surprisingly given the year s trends, only one book of merit examines Edgar Allan Poe, with brief but insightful chapters focusing...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 September 2015
... disorder, and the public reaction to the Mexican War. Two impor- tant books on Poe appear this year, and various articles provide useful insights into Poe’s works. Washington Irving’s works serve as the basis for a number of articles dealing with stage productions of his works, his interest...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 September 2017
... including antebellum newspapers, friendship albums, comic strips, readers’ reactions to panic, abolition, life in penitentiaries, and communicating with the dead. Four important books on Edgar Allan Poe appear this year, and a fairly good number of articles offer readers valuable commentaries...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 2003
... sphere’’ in the early Republic. Transnational- ism bids to become the new orthodoxy; some exponents grant the in- eluctability of national formations while others urge a postnational pro- gressivism. As interest in broad cultural topics waxes, attention to certain individual authors has waned. Poe...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 249–272.
Published: 01 September 2012
... literary marketplace. Once again Edgar Allan Poe figures prominently: in addition to several useful articles, a splendid book offers fresh perspectives on Poe as seen through the impressions of his contemporaries. Continuing a noticeable trend evident in recent years, a number of scholars discuss...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 215–236.
Published: 01 September 2004
... imagine the problems it creates for cataloging librarians. Within this paradigm shift, transnational studies are becom- ing increasingly common while race and gender remain dominant con- cerns. Poe continues to generate a high volume of work, both cultural and psychoanalytic, and, in keeping...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 233–255.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Edgar Allan Poe remains a popular subject, and several important publications, including a splendid new edition of his collected letters, offer fresh perspectives on his works. In addition, new biographies of Washington Irving and William Cullen Bryant shed light on two of the century’s most...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 241–269.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and innovative and fill important gaps, especially in matters of race and social history, women and print cul- ture, and transnationalism. Poe dominates again with a new edition of Eureka, two significant book-length treatments, and many substantive, critically varied, and innovative essays. In African...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of works by William Prescott, as well as Joel Barlow, Herman Melville, and Walt Whitman, he demonstrates with grace and intelligence the influence of this concept of ‘‘indigenous origins’’ on ideas of national sovereignty and the development of an American history narrative. i Poe Sometimes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 233–262.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... For the writers he studies—Poe, Stowe, Douglass, Melville, and Emerson—slavery “instantiate[ed] in tragic social experience the failure of rational authority.” Before they arrived at the conclusion that deliberation was futile and philosophy part of the problem, these writers turned to a variety...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 199–220.
Published: 01 September 2022
... protest literature, folk health remedies, and American perceptions of Napoleon. One of this year s more intriguing books traces the influence of urban life on Edgar Allan Poe, and several useful articles analyze Poe s poetry and fiction in relation to Middle Eastern influences, dwarfism, print culture...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2013
... dealing with Edgar Allan Poe has dwindled the last few years, and this year proves no exception, yet various articles focusing on Poe do provide some useful insights into his works. James Fenimore Cooper scholars continue to produce important studies on the period’s most influential novelist...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 257–279.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... With the exception of Poe, whose popularity among scholars has not waned, individual authors receive much less attention this year than do the political, social, and material contexts of writ- ing, the most important of these being globalization, print culture, adaptation and appropriation...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 243–274.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Robert Sattelmeyer; Janet Gabler-Hover Duke University Press 2005 12 Early-19th-Century Literature Robert Sattelmeyer and Janet Gabler-Hover The sheer heft and diversity of scholarship on formerly noncanonical women and minority writers—while Poe holds his own—productively...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 211–233.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- mas, gender issues, and newspaper portrayals of American Indians and Chinese immigrants. Once again Edgar Allan Poe receives extensive critical attention: important books examine his use of visual arts; his influence on film, music, and television; and his poetry and poetics; and several...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2011
... works examine the contri- butions of African American writers. The importance of the period’s travel literature informs a number of works appearing this year. Roman Catholicism in the 19th century once again attracts scholarly atten- tion. Although the quantity of books written on Edgar Allan Poe...