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The Resource A historical guide to Edgar Allan Poe, edited by J. Gerald Kennedy

A historical guide to Edgar Allan Poe, edited by J. Gerald Kennedy

Label
A historical guide to Edgar Allan Poe
Title
A historical guide to Edgar Allan Poe
Statement of responsibility
edited by J. Gerald Kennedy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), son of itinerant actors, holds a secure place in the firmament of history as America's first master of suspense. Displaying scant interest in native scenes or materials, Edgar Allan Poe seems the most un-American of American writers during the era of literarynationalism; yet he was at the same time a pragmatic magazinist, fully engaged in popular culture and intensely concerned with the ""republic of letters"" in the United States. This Historical Guide contains an introduction that considers the tensions between Poe's ""otherworldly"" settings and hishistorically
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
818/.309
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS2638
LC item number
.H54 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kennedy, J. Gerald
Series statement
Historical guides to American authors
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  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Literature and society
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Literature and society
  • United States
Label
A historical guide to Edgar Allan Poe, edited by J. Gerald Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-231) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Poe in our time / J. Gerald Kennedy -- Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849: a brief biography / J. Gerald Kennedy -- Poe and the American publishing industry / Terence Whalen -- Spanking the master: mind-body crossings in Poe's sensationalism / David Leverenz -- Poe and nineteenth-century gender constructions / Leland S. Person -- Poe and the issue of American privacy / Louis A. Renza -- Illustrated chronology -- Bibliographical essay: major editions and landmarks of Poe scholarship / Scott Peeples
Control code
64638558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195121506
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)64638558
Label
A historical guide to Edgar Allan Poe, edited by J. Gerald Kennedy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-231) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Poe in our time / J. Gerald Kennedy -- Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849: a brief biography / J. Gerald Kennedy -- Poe and the American publishing industry / Terence Whalen -- Spanking the master: mind-body crossings in Poe's sensationalism / David Leverenz -- Poe and nineteenth-century gender constructions / Leland S. Person -- Poe and the issue of American privacy / Louis A. Renza -- Illustrated chronology -- Bibliographical essay: major editions and landmarks of Poe scholarship / Scott Peeples
Control code
64638558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195121506
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)64638558

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