The Cambridge companion to Edgar Allan Poe /

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Imprint:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Description:1 online resource (xx, 266 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Series:Cambridge companions to literature
Cambridge companions to literature.
Subject:Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849 -- Critique et interprétation.
Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849
Poe, Edgar Allan -- 1809-1849
Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849.
Poe, Edgar Allan.
Criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Criticism.
English.
Languages & Literatures.
American Literature.
Literatura norte-americana (crítica e interpretação)
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12466474
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Other authors / contributors:Hayes, Kevin J., editor.
Cambridge University Press.
ISBN:0511041306
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-246) and index.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:Explores key dimensions of Edgar Allan Poe's work and life. Contributions provide a series of new perspectives on one of the most enigmatic and controversial American writers. The essays, specially tailored to the needs of undergraduates, examine all of Poe's major writings, his poetry, short stories, and criticism, and place his work in a variety of literary, cultural, and political contexts. The volume features a detailed chronology and a comprehensive guide to further reading.
Other form:Print version: Cambridge companion to Edgar Allan Poe. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521793262 0521797276
Standard no.:9780521797276
Table of Contents:
  • Chronology of Poe's life
  • Introduction Kevin J. Hayes
  • 1. The Poet as critic Kent L. Jungquist
  • 2. Poe and his circle Sandra M. Tomc
  • 4. Poe's humor Daniel Royot
  • 5. Poe and the Gothic tradition Benjamin Franklin Fisher
  • 6. Poe, sensationalism, and slavery Teresa A. Goddu
  • 7. Extra! Extra! Poe invents Science Fiction! John Tresch
  • 9. Poe's feminine ideal Karen Weekes
  • 10. A confused beginning: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, of Nantucket Geoffrey Sanborn
  • 11. Poe's 'constructiveness' and The Fall of the House of Usher Scott Peeples
  • 3. Poe's aesthetic theory Rachel Polonsky
  • 8. Poe's Dupin and the power of detection Peter Thoms
  • 12. Two verse masterworks: 'The Raven' and 'Ulalume' Richard Kopley and Kevin J. Hayes
  • 13. Poe and popular culture Mark Neimeyer
  • 14. One-man modernist Kevin J. Hayes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index