Poe's Pervasive Influence - Perspectives on Edgar Allan Poe (Paperback)Barbara Cantalupo (editor)
Paperback 168 Pages / Published: 10/06/2014
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The essays in this collection were originally presented as talks at the Poe Studies Association's Third International Edgar Allan Poe Conference: The Bicentennial in October 2009. All the essays in this volume deal with Poe's influence on authors from the United States and abroad; in addition, the collection also includes two examples of primary texts by contemporary authors whose work is directly related to Poe's work or life: an interview with Japanese detective novelist Kiyoshi Kasai and poems by Charles Cantalupo. This volume includes interpretative essays on international authors whose work reflects back on Poe's work: Edogawa Rampo from Japan; Lu Xun from China; Fernando Pessoa, Eca de Queiros and Ramalho Ortigao from Portugal; Angela Carter from England; and Nikolai Gogol from Russia. The essays in this collection complement and extend a project begun by Lois Vines' Poe Abroad (University of Iowa Press, 1999) and take a wider perspective on Poe's influence with essays on Poe's impact on American authors William Faulkner, Mary Oliver, Joyce Carol Oates, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Harriet Jacobs.
Publisher: Lehigh University Press
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 263 g
Dimensions: 227 x 155 x 13 mm
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