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The Resource Edgar Allan Poe in context, edited by Kevin J. Hayes

Edgar Allan Poe in context, edited by Kevin J. Hayes

Label
Edgar Allan Poe in context
Title
Edgar Allan Poe in context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kevin J. Hayes
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Edgar Allan Poe mastered a variety of literary forms over the course of his brief and turbulent career. As a storyteller, Poe defied convention by creating Gothic tales of mystery, horror and suspense that remain widely popular today. This collection demonstrates how Poe's experience of early nineteenth-century American life fueled his iconoclasm and shaped his literary legacy. Rather than provide critical explications of his writings, each essay explores one aspect of Poe's immediate environment, using pertinent writings - verse, fiction, reviews and essays - to suit. Examining his geographical, social and literary contexts, as well as those created by the publishing industry and advances in science and technology, the essays paint an unprecedented portrait of Poe's life and times. Written for a wide audience, the collection will offer scholars and students of American literature, historians and general readers new insight into Poe's rich and complex work
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Dewey number
818/.309
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2638
LC item number
.E345 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Hayes, Kevin J.
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Poe, Edgar Allan
Label
Edgar Allan Poe in context, edited by Kevin J. Hayes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Geographical Contexts. -- Great Britain / Christopher Gair -- The South / James M. Hutchisson -- The American West / Nathaniel Lewis -- The sea / David Dowling -- France / Andrea Goulet -- The Near East / Travis Montgomery -- The polar regions / Mark Canada. -- Social Contexts. -- The urban environment / Bran Nicol -- Curiosity / Lindsey Hursh -- Alcohol, addiction, and rehabilitation / Paul Fisher -- Fashion, furnishings, and style / Patricia A. Cunningham -- The American stage / Philip Edward Phillips -- Lions and bluestockings / Anne Boyd Rioux -- Slavery and abolitionism / Paul Christian Jones -- The cult of mourning / Therese M. Rizzo. -- The Contexts of Publishing. -- The literary profession / John Evelev -- Magazines / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock -- Gift books / Kathryn K. Shinn -- Literary piracy / Michael J. Everton -- The art of reviewing / Jonathan Hartmann -- The politics of publishing / Amy Branam. -- Literary Contexts. -- Ancient classics / Gregory Hays -- Rabelais and Lesage / Lois Davis Vines -- The Gothic movement / Alan Brown -- Byron / Chris Beyers -- Folk narrative / Katherine Kim -- Transcendentalism / Heidi Silcox -- Charles Dickens / Tara Moore -- Nathaniel Hawthorne and the art of the tale / Meghan A. Freeman. -- Scientific and Pseudoscientific Contexts. -- Phrenology / Brett Zimmerman -- Photography / Satwik Dasgupta -- Mesmerism / Bruce Mills -- Architecture / Alvin Holm -- The heritage of fiction science / Peter Swirski -- Cosmology and cosmogony / Jonathan Taylor -- Forensic science / Benjamin F. Fisher -- Technology / John Tresch
Control code
CR9780511844027
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 411 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511844027
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Edgar Allan Poe in context, edited by Kevin J. Hayes
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Geographical Contexts. -- Great Britain / Christopher Gair -- The South / James M. Hutchisson -- The American West / Nathaniel Lewis -- The sea / David Dowling -- France / Andrea Goulet -- The Near East / Travis Montgomery -- The polar regions / Mark Canada. -- Social Contexts. -- The urban environment / Bran Nicol -- Curiosity / Lindsey Hursh -- Alcohol, addiction, and rehabilitation / Paul Fisher -- Fashion, furnishings, and style / Patricia A. Cunningham -- The American stage / Philip Edward Phillips -- Lions and bluestockings / Anne Boyd Rioux -- Slavery and abolitionism / Paul Christian Jones -- The cult of mourning / Therese M. Rizzo. -- The Contexts of Publishing. -- The literary profession / John Evelev -- Magazines / Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock -- Gift books / Kathryn K. Shinn -- Literary piracy / Michael J. Everton -- The art of reviewing / Jonathan Hartmann -- The politics of publishing / Amy Branam. -- Literary Contexts. -- Ancient classics / Gregory Hays -- Rabelais and Lesage / Lois Davis Vines -- The Gothic movement / Alan Brown -- Byron / Chris Beyers -- Folk narrative / Katherine Kim -- Transcendentalism / Heidi Silcox -- Charles Dickens / Tara Moore -- Nathaniel Hawthorne and the art of the tale / Meghan A. Freeman. -- Scientific and Pseudoscientific Contexts. -- Phrenology / Brett Zimmerman -- Photography / Satwik Dasgupta -- Mesmerism / Bruce Mills -- Architecture / Alvin Holm -- The heritage of fiction science / Peter Swirski -- Cosmology and cosmogony / Jonathan Taylor -- Forensic science / Benjamin F. Fisher -- Technology / John Tresch
Control code
CR9780511844027
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 411 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511844027
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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