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Title:
Readings on the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe
Author:
Haugen, Hayley Mitchell, 1968-
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Auguste Dupin: Poe's burgeoning professional / by William Crisman -- Dupin is a new mythological figure / by Lothar Cerny -- Poe's detective tales employ both critical reasoning and intuition / by Jan Whitt -- Narrator, detective, murderer: the three faces of Dupin / by George Grella -- Madness and drama in "The cask of amontillado" / by Kate Stewart -- In defense of Montresor / by Patrick White -- The supernatural and psychological in "The black cat" / by Fred Madden -- Comic design in "The black cat" / by John Harmon McElroy -- Evil eye: a motive for murder in "The tell-tale heart" / by B.D. Tucker -- "The tell-tale heart" is a nightmare about death / by John W. Canario -- A link to Macbeth in "The tell-tale heart" / by Robert McIlvaine -- Echoes of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in "MS found in a bottle" / by Don G. Smith -- "A descent into the maelstrom" can be read as a tall tale / by Fred Madden - "A descent into the maelstrom" and the quest for ideal beauty / by Frederick S. Frank -- The mathematician in "The pit and the pendulum" / by Rochie Lawes -- Suffering and self-knowledge: the path to redemption in "The pit and the pendulum" / by Jeanne M. Malloy -- Allegorical meaning in "The masque of the red death" / by H.H. Bell, Jr. -- "The masque of the red death" is a fable of nature and art / by Kermit Vanderbilt -- In "The masque of the red death" life itself is death / by Joseph Patrick Roppolo -- The enclosure motif in "The fall of the House of Usher" / by Leonard W. Engel -- "The fall of the House of Usher:" a rational interpretation of terror / by I.M. Walker -- Vampirism in "The fall of the House of Usher" / by Lyle H. Kendall Jr.
Genre:
ISBN:
9780737706932

9780737706925
Format :
Book