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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2003
... University 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 212 of 246 Edgar Allan Poe, Wallace Stevens, and the Poetics of American Privacy. By Louis A. Renza. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xix, 277 pp. $44.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 418.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Edwin J. Barton By John Evangelist Walsh. New York: St. Martin's. 2000. xii, 199 pp. Paper,$14.95. 2001 418 American Literature Midnight Dreary: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe. By John Evangelist...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... same logic under another name. Extended readings of Henry David Thoreau (“Walking”), Edgar Allan Poe (“The Island of the Fay,” “The Black Cat,” and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una”) and recent posthumanist discourse illuminate these points. Unlike his transcendentalist contemporaries and many current...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2005
...). Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University 414 American Literature Emerson’s Transcendental Etudes. By Stanley Cavell. Ed. David Justin Hodge. Stan- ford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 277 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $21.95. The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe. By Scott Peeples. Rochester, N.Y...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Maletic, Duke University Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 5, Writings in ‘‘The Southern Liter- ary MessengerNonfictional Prose . Ed. Burton R. Pollin and Joseph V. Ridgely. New York: Gordian Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Bryce Traister, University of Western Ontario Edgar Allan Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebel- lum America. By Terence Whalen. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Maurice S. Lee Edgar Allan Poe's texts famously set reason against irrationality, usually formulated in terms of gothic horror, linguistic indeterminacy, psychosexual anxiety, racial fear, or some combination thereof. The disruptive power of chance is less noticed but nonetheless crucial to Poe's...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 523–551.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Stefan Andriopoulos Abstract How was it possible that numerous nineteenth-century readers believed in the authenticity of a made-up sensational story about a mesmerist experiment that supposedly arrested its subject between life and death? By juxtaposing Edgar Allan Poe’s “Facts in the Case of M...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2018
... explicitly racialize their central invention, vividly illustrating the afterlife of slavery at the birth of America’s machine culture. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Edisonade slavery machine culture Late one day in January 1868, a clanging metallic creature...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 830–832.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hugh Egan Duke University Press 2007 Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe's Circle . By Eliza Richards. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xvii, 238 pp. $75.00. Poe, Fuller, and the Mesmeric Arts: Transition States in the American Renaissance . By Bruce Mills...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
... essay collection The American Face of Edgar Allan Poe.Fromaper- spective slightly above the subject, we see a grainy, black-and-white figure with vaguely familiar features: disheveled hair, broad forehead, thin mustache...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
... accomplishment here might be his convincing and consistent positioning of Edgar Allan Poe as a vital interlocutor and investigator of this period of strange nationalism. Seeing Poe’s refusal to engage with nationalist subjects until his writing of “The Gold-Bug” in 1843 as more paradigmatic than hitherto...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2002
... received wisdom has had it that little American detective fiction of import was produced after Edgar Allan Poe until Dashiell Hammett. Nickerson points us to a subgenre, produced by Book Reviews 149 women, that she dubs ‘‘domestic detective...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... new economic order that rewarded speed and punctuality. Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘‘The Devil in the Belfry’’ (1839) and ‘‘The Man That Was Used Up’’ (1838) provide the most insightful literary re- sponses to this historical situation. In these comical tales, Poe appro- priates the figure of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2002
... received wisdom has had it that little American detective fiction of import was produced after Edgar Allan Poe until Dashiell Hammett. Nickerson points us to a subgenre, produced by Book Reviews 149 women, that she dubs ‘‘domestic detective...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 165–167.
Published: 01 March 2002
... con- temporaneous gender and class concerns. The received wisdom has had it that little American detective fiction of import was produced after Edgar Allan Poe until Dashiell Hammett. Nickerson points us to a subgenre, produced by Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., Terence Whalen sets out to complicate and often correct how we understand Edgar Allan Poe’s relationship to the burgeoning mass culture in antebellum America. Whalen situates a selec- tion of Poe’s fiction...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 387–389.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., at the level of poetics rather than history, exchanges between authors including Margaret Fuller, Herman Melville, Robert Burns, Edgar Allan Poe, Alexander Pope, Jane Austen, and George Eliot. Poetics of Character offers original insights on long-familiar works, while shining a light on the...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... it merely attempts to reproduce the authentic or superfi- cially real and appears ‘‘to lack the ‘depth’ or complexity of other categories of American literature’’ (7). In the remaining six chapters, Lewis traces the concept of authenticity through early regional writing: works by Edgar Allan Poe...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Dayan’s work on Edgar Allan Poe, De Prospo suggests that “maybe the time has come when Poe can be reclassified . . . as an early American writer who has been misread . . . as a modern one.” John Pendleton Kennedy: Early American Novelist, Whig Statesman, and Ardent Nationalist . By Andrew R. Black...