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Selected Writ Poe Nce PA

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9780393972856

ISBN10:
0393972852
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Pub. Date:
8/17/2004
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W W NORTON

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Summary

In this NortonCritical Edition, G. R. Thompson has fully introduced, annotated, andedited each text. 'œBackgrounds and Contexts' includes fifty-seven carefully chosendocuments that illuminate Poe's prolific but short career, among themreviews, prefaces, and correspondence by Poe as well as thematic piecesdealing with Transcendentalism and alternative romanticism, sciences ofthe mind, sensation fiction, and the South and slavery. Fourteen judiciously selected critical essays address Poe's poetry,fiction, politics, and psychology. Contributors include Floyd Stovall,Robert C. McLean, Richard Wilbur, James W. Gargano, Joseph J.Moldenhauer, Paul John Eakin, Grace Farrell, Liahna Klenman Babener,Barton Levi St. Armand, Joseph N. Riddel, J. Gerald Kennedy, JohnCarlos Rowe, Terence Whalen, and John T. Irwin. A Selected Bibliography is also included.

Table of Contents

Edgar A. Poe: An American Life (1809-1849) xiii
A Note on the Texts and Annotations
xlix
Acknowledgments
liii
The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe
POEMS
3(74)
Tamerlane
8(7)
Dreams
15(1)
Spirits of the Dead
16(1)
Evening Star
17(1)
Imitation
17(1)
[Stanzas]
18(1)
A Dream
19(1)
[The Happiest Day]
20(1)
The Lake-To-
20(1)
Sonnet-To Science
21(1)
Al Aaraaf
22(20)
Introduction
42(1)
Fairy-Land [1]
43(2)
Fairy Land [2]
45(1)
[Alone]
46(1)
To Helen
47(1)
Israfel
48(1)
The Sleeper
49(2)
The Valley of Unrest
51(1)
The City in the Sea
51(2)
The Coliseum
53(2)
Sonnet-Silence
55(1)
Dream-Land
56(1)
The Raven
57(4)
Ulalume-A Ballad
61(4)
The Bells
65(3)
To Helen
68(2)
A Dream within a Dream
70(1)
For Annie
71(3)
Eldorado
74(1)
Annabel Lee
75(2)
TALES AND SKETCHES
77(352)
Metzengerstein
81(8)
Loss of Breath
89(17)
Ms. Found in a Bottle
106(10)
The Assignation
116(12)
Some Passages in the Life of a Lion [Lionizing]
128(6)
Shadow-A Parable
134(2)
Silence.-A Fable
136(4)
Berenice
140(8)
King Pest
148(11)
Ligeia
159(14)
How to Write a Blackwood Article
173(17)
A Predicament
183(7)
The Man That Was Used Up
190(9)
The Fall of the House of Usher
199(17)
William Wilson
216(16)
The Man of the Crowd
232(7)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
239(27)
A Descent into the Maelström
266(13)
The Colloquy of Monos and Una
279(7)
Never Bet the Devil Your Head
286(9)
The Oval Portrait
295(4)
The Masque of the Red Death
299(5)
The Pit and the Pendulum
304(12)
The Tell-Tale Heart
316(5)
The Gold-Bug
321(27)
The Black Cat
348(8)
The Premature Burial
356(11)
The Purloined Letter
367(15)
Some Words with a Mummy
382(16)
The Power of Words
398(3)
The Imp of the Perverse
401(6)
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
407(8)
The Cask of Amontillado
415(6)
Hop-Frog; or, The Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs
421(8)
THE NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM
429(135)
FROM EUREKA: AN ESSAY ON THE MATERIAL AND SPIRFFUAL UNIVERSE
564(23)
Backgrounds and Contexts
LETTERS, PREFACES, ESSAYS, AND REVIEWS
587(130)
To John Allan (Letter 13, May 29, 1829)
587(1)
Letter to B-
588(6)
To Joseph T. and Edwin Buckingham (Letter 37, May 4, 1833)
594(1)
The Folio Club
595(1)
To Thomas W. White (Letter 42, April 30, 1835)
596(2)
From Theodore S. Fay [Review of Norman Leslie]
598(3)
From Morris Mattson [Review of Paul Ulric]
601(1)
John P. Kennedy to Poe (February 9, 1836)
602(1)
To John P. Kennedy (Letter 57, February 11, 1836)
603(1)
J.K. Paulding to T.W. White (March 3, 1836)
603(1)
From Joseph Rodman Drake-Fitz-Greene Halleck [Review of The Culprit Fay and Alnwick Castle]
604(7)
To Harrison Hall (Letter 74, September 2, 1836)
611(1)
From Robert M. Bird [Review of Sheppard Lee]
612(1)
From Baron de la Motte Fouqué [Review of Undine]
613(3)
To Philip P. Cooke (Letter 82, September 21, 1839)
616(1)
From Thomas Moore [Review of Alciphron]
617(3)
Preface (Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque-1840)
620(1)
Prospectus of The Penn Magazine
621(2)
To William E. Burton (Letter 93, June 1, 1840)
623(1)
From Edward Lytton Bulwer [Review of Night and Morning]
624(2)
From Lambert A. Wilmer [Review of The Quacks of Helicon]
626(6)
Exordium to Critical Notices
632(4)
From Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [Review of Ballads and Other Poems]
636(7)
Nathaniel Hawthorne [Review of Twice-Told Tales] April 1842
643(7)
May 1842
645(5)
To Joseph Evans Snodgrass (Letter 137, June 4, 1842)
650(1)
To James R. Lowell (Letter 179, July 2, 1844)
651(2)
From Marginalia
653(3)
James Russell Lowell
From Our Contributors. No. XVII. Edgar Allan Poe
656(6)
From Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [Review of Poems on Slavery]
662(5)
From Thomas Hood [Review of Prose and Verse]
667(3)
[Review of Poe's Tales]
670(5)
Preface (The Raven and Other Poems)
675(1)
The Philosophy of Composition
675(9)
To Philip P. Cooke (Letter 240, August 9, 1846)
684(1)
Nathaniel Hawthorne [Review of Twice-Told Tales and Mosses from an Old Manse]
685(8)
From James Russell Lowell [Review of A Fable for the Critics]
693(5)
From The Poetic Principle
698(6)
[Walter G. Bowen]
A Reviewer Reviewed
704(6)
George R. Graham
From The Late Edgar Allan Poe
710(2)
Charles Baudelaire
From Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and His Works
712(3)
Walt Whitman
From Edgar Poe's Significance
715(2)
TRANSCENDENTALISM AM) ALTERNATIVE ROMANTICISM
717(25)
Frederic Henry Hedge
[On Immanuel Kant and German Transcendentalism]
720(7)
Friedrich Schlegel
Fragments
727(4)
From Lyceum
727(1)
From Athenaeum
728(3)
From Dialogue on Poetry
731(1)
August Wilhelm Schlegel
Dramatic Lectures
732(6)
From Lecture III
733(1)
From Lecture XI
734(2)
From Lecture XVII
736(1)
From Lecture XXIII
736(2)
Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Preschool for Aesthetics
738(5)
From The Seventh Program. On Humoristic Poetry
738(4)
SCIENCES OF THE MIND
742(12)
Johann G. Spurzheim
The Physiognomical System of Drs. Gall and Spurzheim
743(2)
From VI. Organ of the Propensity to Destroy, or of Destructiveness
743(2)
Orson S. Fowler
Fowler's Practical Phrenology
745(3)
From 21. Ideality
746(1)
Phrenological Chart
747
Thomas C. Upham
From Outlines of Imperfection and Disordered Action
748(6)
POPULAR FICTION: BLACKWOODS AND TILE SENSATION TALE
754(13)
Anonymous
Extracts from Gosschen's Diary
755(4)
Anonymous
The Buried Alive
759(3)
William Maginn
The Man in the Bell
762(5)
THE SOUTH AND SLAVERY
767(18)
James E. Heath
Southern Literature
768(4)
[Nathaniel Beverley Tucker]
Slavery
772(6)
Poe
To Beverley Tucker (Letter 62, May 2, 1836)
778(1)
J.V. Ridgely
The Authorship of the "Paulding- Drayton Review"
779(5)
Poe To Joseph Evans Snodgrass (Letter 95, June 17, 1840)
784(1)
Criticism 785(168)
Floyd Stovall
From Poe's Debt to Coleridge
789(9)
Robert Colin McLean
From Poetic Theory
798(9)
Richard Wilbur
From The House of Poe
807(16)
James W. Gargano
The Question of Poe's Narrators
823(6)
Joseph J. Moldenhauer
From Murder as a Fine Art: Basic Connections between Poe's Aesthetics, Psychology, and Moral Vision
829(15)
Paul John Eakin
From Poe's Sense of an Ending
844(12)
Grace Farrell
The Quest of Arthur Gordon Pym
856(7)
Liahna Armstrong
The Shadow's Shadow: The Motif of the Double in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Purloined Letter"
863(10)
Barton Levi St. Armand
From The "Mysteries" of Edgar Poe: The Quest for a Monomyth in Gothic Literature
873(11)
Joseph N. Riddel
From The "Crypt" of Edgar Poe
884(12)
J. Gerald Kennedy
From Phantasms of Death in Poe's Fiction
896(8)
John Carlos Rowe
From Antebellum Slavery and Modern Criticism: Edgar Allan Poe's Pym and "The Purloined Letter"
904(17)
Terence Whalen
From Average Racism: Poe, Slavery, and the Wages of Literary Nationalism
921(20)
John T. Irwin
Detective Fiction as High Art: Lacan, Derrida, and Johnson on "The Purloined Letter"
941(12)
Selected Bibliography 953(8)
Index 961


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