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The poetry of Edgar Allan Poe / editor, Steven Frye.

Frye, Steven, (ed.).

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  • ISBN: 9781587657054
  • ISBN: 1587657058
  • Physical Description: 350 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Salem Press, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
THE POETRY AND AUTHOR: On Poe's Poetry -- Steven Frye ; Biography of Edgar Allan Poe -- Mark Minor ; The Paris Review Perspective -- Juliet Lapidos for The Paris Review / CRITICAL CONTEXTS: Poe's poetry of the Exotic -- Brian Yothers ; Repetition and Remembrance in Poe's Poetry -- Jeffrey Scraba ; Ehyme and Reason in Poe and His Predecessors -- Matthew J. Bolton ; The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Their Critical Reception -- Robert C. Evans / CRITICAL READINGS: Edgar Allan Poe and the Nightmare Ode -- Dave Smith ; The Visionary Paradox: Poe's Poetic Theory -- G.R. Thompson ; Poe and the Poetics of Opacity: Or, Another Way of Looking at That Black Bird -- Richard Godden ; Quoting the Signifier "Nevermore": Fort! Da!, Pallas, and Desire in Language -- Daneen Waldrop ; Baudelaire and Poe -- Jonathan Culler ; Poe and Frances Osgood, as Linked Through "Lenore" -- Burton R. Pollin ; Poe and the Brownings -- Francis B. Dedmond ; Poe's Composition of Philosophy: Reading and Writing "The Raven" -- Leland S. Person, Jr. ; "The Poetess" and Poe's Performance of the Feminine -- Eliza Richards ; Edgar Allan Poe's Control of Readers: Formal Pressures in Poe's Dream Poems -- James Postema ; Poe and the Position of the Poet in Contempary Japan -- Keiji Minato / RESOURCES: Chronology of Edgar Allan Poe's Life ; Works by Edgar Allan Poe ; Bibliography ; About the Editor ; About The Paris Review ; Contributors ; Acknowledgments ; Index.
Summary, etc.:
A selection of previously published essays that provide in-depth analyses of some of most important critical questions surrounding Poe's work.
Subject: American poetry > History and criticism.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 > Poetic works.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 > Criticism and interpretation.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 > Criticism.

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The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe
The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe
by Frye, Steven (Editor); Salem Press Editors
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The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe


Edgar Allan Poe's poetry has long been shrouded in an aura of mystery, sublimity, and horror. Wildly imaginative and disquietingly mournful, his most famous poems-'Annabel Lee,' 'The Raven,' and 'Ulalume'-are some of American literature's most haunting laments for lost loves, and more than a century and a half after they thrilled America, Britain, and Europe, their insistent rhymes and rhythms are still ingrained in the minds of readers around the world

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