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Origins of Poe"s critical theory

Margaret Alterton

Origins of Poe"s critical theory

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Published by The University in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Aesthetics,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Margaret Alterton.
    SeriesUniversity of Iowa humanistic studies., vol. II, no. 3, University of Iowa studies., 1st ser. no. 91, April 15, 1925
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2638 .A5 1922
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6684929M
    LC Control Number25027197
    OCLC/WorldCa1871026


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Great works, Poe says, result from studied calculation, but also from irrational, supernal sources. Both biting critic and doughty defender of American artistic achievement, Poe was contemptuous of democratic art, except when he manned the barricades in its defense.

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Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation provides a forum for dialogue about Edgar Allan Poe's life and writings, and about the cultural and material contexts that. Edgar Allan Poe Biography.

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This essential anthology of Poe's critical works features items from the Southern Literary Messenger, Graham's Magazine, and other periodicals, reviewing works by Dickens, Hawthorne, Cooper, and many others. Critical Theory highlights such conflicting ideas and suggests why they are present.

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Bürger's poems were well known in this country beforebut Poe undoubtedly received his knowledge of the theory from Madame de Staël and from The. Edgar Allan Poe Biography; About Poe's Short Stories; Summary and Analysis "The Fall of the House of Usher" "Ligeia" "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" "The Purloined Letter" "The Tell-Tale Heart" "The Black Cat" "The Cask of Amontillado" "William Wilson" "The Pit and the Pendulum" "The Masque of the Red Death" Critical Essays; Edgar Allan Poe and.

The work has its origins in a lecture Poe presented on February 3,titled "On The Cosmography of the Universe" at the Society Library in New York.

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Poe’s only novel, this book had a far-reaching influence. Scholars have noted similarities between it and Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. It is also cited as an influence on the French poet Charles Baudelaire and by French sci-fi writer Jules Verne, who wrote a sequel to the story.

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in Boston, Massachusetts. He is child #2 for the family: brother William Henry Leonard Poe is the oldest, and sister Rosalie Poe is the. An Introduction – The book and the Author The volume is introduced by Steven Frye, Professor of English at California State University, Bakersfield, the author of Historiography and the American Romance: A Study of Four Authors () and the editor of Poe Studies/Dark Romanticism: History, Theory, Interpretation ().

Critical Contexts. Explores the science and creative process behind Poe’s cosmological treatise. Inalmost a year and a half before Edgar Allan Poe died at the age of forty, his book Eureka was it, he weaved together his scientific speculations about the universe with his own literary theory, theology, and philosophy of science.

Edgar Allan Poe (Janu – October 7, ) was born to a Scots-Irish family in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of actress Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe and actor David Poe, Jr.

His father abandoned the family inand his mother died of tuberculosis when he was only two, so Poe was taken into the home of John Allan, a successful. Edgar Allan Poe was and is a turbulence, an anomaly among the major American writers of his period, an anomaly to this day.

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The extensive bibliography and well-organized index make this book accessible to students and Poe scholars alike.