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Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...Part II Joan Amorous Bondage: Poe, Dayan Ladies, and Slaves The order ofnature has, in the end, vindicated itself, and the dependence between master and slave has scarcely for a mo• ment ceased.-Thomas R. Dew, Review ofthe...
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
... chapter 5 Strange Fits Poe and Wordsworth on the Nature of Poetic Language No two discussions of poetry could at fi rst sight appear more diff erent than Wordsworth’s “Preface to the Lyrical Ballads” and Poe’s “Philosophy of Composition.”1 The fi rst has been read as an...
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
... chapter 6 The Frame of Reference Poe, Lacan, Derrida The Purloined Preface A literary text that both analyzes itself and shows that it actually has neither a self nor any neutral metalanguage with which to do the analyzing, calls out irresistibly for analysis. When that call...
Published: 04 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385554-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8555-4
... Vincent Price, 7000 Heffernan / GHOULS, GIMMICKS, AND GOLD / sheet William Castle, and AIP’s Poe Adaptations Tseng...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
... Poe, Antebellum Slavery, and Modern Criticism John Carlos Rowe Mr. Poe is decidedly the best of all our young writers• I don't know but that I may say, of all our old ones. -James Kirke Paulding My argument is on the face of it simple: Poe...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
...Prefigurings "Postmodern" or Post-Auschwitz: The Case of Poe David H. Hirsch I wish to examine that quality in Poe that enables us to think about him in so many different guises, and I would like to speculate on what it is specifically that...
Published: 11 March 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381495
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8149-5
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
Published: 12 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380405-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8040-5
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
... Poe's "Manual of 'Seamanship' " Joan Tyler Mead The sources of all but two of Poe's digressions in Pym have been identified. As Professors D. M. McKeithan and R. L. Rhea have demonstrated, Poe copied almost directly...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
...Sociohistorical Contexts Mourning in Poe's Pym Grace Farrell When one experiences profound grief over the death of a loved one, the loss can be sufficient to render oneself lost. To lose is to become lost. And mourning is the process of...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
... albatrosses and penguins he encounters on Desolation Island. The usual explanation of this passage is that it forms part of a larger description of the flora and fauna peculiar to the island, that Poe has culled the details from narratives of voyages to the region (almost certainly from Benjamin...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
...Poe's Life Reflected through the Sources of Pym Burton R. Pollin The extraordinary scope and variety of the sources in• trinsic to the text of The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym clearly reveal many aspects of Poe's life and thought at a...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
...A Writer's View "Still Farther South": Some Notes on Poe's Pym John Barth Gatherings of experts sometimes entertain themselves by inviting a nonexpert to hold forth: one whose own ex• pertise is either refreshingly outside theirs (as when a...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
...Poe's Reading of Myth: The White Vision of Arthur Gordon Pym Carol Peirce and Alexander G. Rose III Toward its close, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym seems to suffer a sea change. In its early chapters, the work appears a straight, factually...
Published: 07 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380313-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8031-3
Published: 06 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388012-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8801-2
...PART 4 Performance CHAPTER 10 Magic Realist Tokyo: Poe’s ‘‘The Man That Was Used Up’’ as a Subtext for Bartók-Terayama’s Magical Musical The Miraculous Mandarin The year...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
Published: 01 January 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
...Note Regarding Frequently Cited Works Throughout this book, the frequently cited scholarly editions of Poe's writings will be abbreviated as follows: H The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. James A. Harrison, 17 vols. (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1902; rpt., New York: AMS...