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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2003
... 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 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. Columbia: Univ. of...
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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 2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Kevin Modestino Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe . By Kennedy J. Gerald . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 457 pp. Cloth , $125.00 ; paper, $35.00 ; e-book available. Novel Nostalgias: The Aesthetics of Antagonism in Nineteenth...
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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 Walsh. New York: St...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 636–637.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Brown, Cooper, Poe, and Frederick Douglass, the ample evidence, plus wide and careful reading, makes the study compelling. The last two chapters comprise an intriguing reading of Pym and an always difficult reassessment of the well-known work of an iconic figure. However, Gardner’s evidence documents...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2002
... elsewhere. James M. Albrecht, Pacific Lutheran University The Marriage of Heaven and Earth: Alchemical Regeneration in the Works of Tay- lor, Poe, Hawthorne, and Fuller. By Randall A. Clack. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2000. 152 pp. $62.50. Americanists who are not aficionados of alchemy will be...
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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 December 2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Maurice S. Lee Duke University Press 2003 Maurice S. Absolute Poe: His System of Lee Transcendental Racism 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 63 of 255 A haunting image appears on the cover of the 1995 essay...
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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
... Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebel- lum America. By Terence Whalen. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x, 328 pp. $55.00. With painstaking historical acuity...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Clayton Marsh Duke University Press 2005 Clayton Stealing Time: Poe’s Confidence Men Marsh and the ‘‘Rush of the Age’’ On 8 July 1849, the New York Herald reported the arrest of a petty watch thief, alias William Thompson, who called himself ‘‘The Confidence...
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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
... of the “old negro valet” in Poe, discussed above), a character who will stick around long after the black steam man has faded from the narrative fore. This thinly drawn caricature is a happy servant of the Reade family and often accompanies young Frank Reade Jr. on his adventures. In contrast to the...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 905.
Published: 01 December 2004
... 2004 Announcement 2003 James Gargano Award Maurice S. Lee has won the Poe Studies Association’s James Gargano Award for the best article on Edgar Allen Poe published in 2003 for ‘‘Absolute Poe: His System of Transcendental Racism’’ ( American Literature, December, 751–81). ...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- termines and overdetermines the racial logic of Poe’s fiction, as well as infuses his literature with the ‘‘material necessities of literary production Whalen insists that literary criticism move beyond what he terms ‘‘the rela...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebel- lum America. By Terence Whalen. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x, 328 pp. $55.00. With painstaking historical acuity...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
... contemporary criticism of early American literature. Asserting the difficulty of jettisoning the “nationalist telos,” De Prospo points out that even the most critically aware criticism nowadays harbors a “widespread crypto-nationalist ideological foundation.” Building on Colin Dayan’s work on Edgar Allan Poe...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 607–614.
Published: 01 September 2013
... or threes, the essays appear through the lens of early American notions of settlement, warfare, the Atlan- tic, enactment, and revolution. Collectively they ask, “What, then, is the Amer- ican, this new man?” Poe and the Remapping of Antebellum Print Culture. Edited by J. Gerald Kennedy and...