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Pictures of ascent in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe

Author: Douglas Anderson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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With an unconventional new perspective, Anderson identifies Edgar Allan Poe's texts as a journey and explores the ways Poe both encounters and transcends the realm of the material.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino; Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe; Italo Calvino
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Anderson
ISBN: 9780230619432 0230619436
OCLC Number: 310171773
Description: xi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Cosmos --
Problems of disposal --
A pneumatics of mind --
The gravity of things --
The kingdom of inorganization --
The infected world at large --
Conclusion: Pictures of ascent.
Responsibility: Douglas Anderson.

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"This thorough examination of most of Poe's writing provides an important new perspective on Poe's creative techniques." - Choice"In prose that is as graceful as Poe's is typically tangled, Anderson Read more...

 
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