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American Literature (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 (2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the 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 (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 (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 (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 (2005) 77 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 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.: Camden House. 2004. xii, 199...
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American Literature (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 (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 (2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
... to thank John Evelev, Tom Quirk, and Noah Heringman for their help with this essay. 1 Shawn Rosenheim and Stephen Rachman, introduction to The American Face of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Shawn Rosenheim...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 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 confidence man...
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 663–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Brief Mention General Pictures of Ascent in the Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe. By Douglas Anderson. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2009. xi, 201 pp. $80.00. The material world and the ability to transcend it are at the heart of this study of Edgar Allan Poe’s writings...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 387–389.
Published: 01 June 2015
... (for example, how literary language “catches” idiom), Manning reads, 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...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... ideological frameworks of this period, “playbor” and “sacrificial” publishing culture relied on a handful of splashy successes, like Byron and Irving, to authorize a regime of labor in which the vast majority of creative personnel remained poor and obscure. Edgar Allan Poe, whose poverty is well known...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of idealized progression, Tally reveals an Edgar Allan Poe who critiques this tradition in favor of an alternative iconography. He eschews the Poe of Gothic gloom in favor of the Poe who mockingly laughs at America’s rhetoric of ascent, affirm- ing how Poe is a nomad in a nation of settlers...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
...–67. Snyder, Katherine. Review: Porter, Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers, 666–68. Review: Prenshaw, Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiog- raphy, 666–68. Taylor, Matthew A. “The Nature of Fear: Edgar Allan Poe and Posthuman Ecology,” 353–79...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 430–438.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2014. xii, 248 pp. Cloth, $60.00; e-book, $60.00. This study critiques the critical tendency to marginalize Edgar Allan Poe’s relation to Walt Whitman. The book begins with an in-the-moment creative retelling of an 1845 meeting between the two poets, when Poe praised...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 160–162.
Published: 01 March 2021
...” in a continuum of “US-specific library history” and international library narratives but also proves that these libraries function as material, “heterotopic,” political spaces with a history of their own. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 The Man of the Crowd: Edgar Allan Poe and the City...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 acknowledged, he...