Critical Insights: The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

Critical Insights: The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

by Steven Frye
     
 
This volume of the Critical Insights series opens with a reflection of Poe’s aesthetics and offers a consideration of Poe’s distinctive contribution to American poetry. Other essays contextualize Poe’s invocation of the exotic in poems such as “Tamerlane,” “Al Aaraaf,” “Ulalume,” and “The Raven” against nineteenth-century travel narratives; analyze Poe’s poetics of

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This volume of the Critical Insights series opens with a reflection of Poe’s aesthetics and offers a consideration of Poe’s distinctive contribution to American poetry. Other essays contextualize Poe’s invocation of the exotic in poems such as “Tamerlane,” “Al Aaraaf,” “Ulalume,” and “The Raven” against nineteenth-century travel narratives; analyze Poe’s poetics of memory and grief; and discuss Poe’s influence on other major poets such as Baudelaire, Frances Osgood, and Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014698870
Publisher:
Salem Press
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Series:
Critical Insights , #24
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
511 KB

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