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  • Edgar Allan Poe's Complete Poetical Worksby Edgar Allan Poe

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    Today, Edgar Allan Poe is best remembered as a master of suspense and an early innovator in the genre of detective fiction, but Poe's first literary ambition was to be known as a poet. This stellar collection brings together some of his most accomplished works, including "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," and "The Bells." more...

  • Tracing Southern Storytelling in Black and Whiteby Sarah Gilbreath Ford

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    In Tracing Southern Storytelling in Black and White , Sarah Gilbreath Ford explores how both black and white southern writers such as Joel Chandler Harris, Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Ralph Ellison, Ellen Douglas, and Ernest Gaines have employed oral storytelling in literature. Tracing Southern Storytelling... more...

  • The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pymby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter. ************. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Edgar Allan Poe''s only complete novel, published in 1838. The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym who stows away aboard a... more...

  • Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesqueby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every story. ************. Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of previously-published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1840. Contents. Vol. I. "Morella". "Lionizing". "William... more...

  • American Flaneurby James Werner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    American Flaneur investigates the connections between Edgar A. Poe and the nineteenth-century flaneur - or strolling urban observer - suggested in Walter Benjamin's discussion of Baudelaire. This study illustrates the centrality of the flaneur to Poe's literary aims, and uses the flaneur to illuminate Poe's intimate yet ambivalent relationship to... more...

  • Poe and the Printed Wordby Kevin J. Hayes

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00

    Kevin Hayes examines the impact of nineteenth-century print culture on Edgar Allan Poe's work. more...

  • A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poeby J. Gerald Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99

    Contains an introduction that considers the tension between Poe's "otherworldly" settings and his historically marked representations of violence. This book covers topics such as Poe and the American Publishing Industry, Poe's Sensationalism, Poe's relationship to gender constructions, and Poe and American Privacy. more...

  • Sustaining New Orleansby Barbara Eckstein

    Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 95.00

    Straddles urban studies, American studies, history and literature, and looks at New Orlean's status over the course of the 20th century. This work shows that 'sustainability' has multiple applications in the context of New Orleans history. It explores how the city's voodoo and Creole traditions have separated New Orleans from the rest of America. more...

  • Romancing the Shadowby Gerald Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99

    Edgar Allan Poe's strength as a writer lay in fabricating fantasies in settings far removed from his own place and time. This book revisits the Poe's issue, re-examining what it means to speak of an author or his work as a racist, and where the critic's responsibility lies. more...