Eureka

Eureka

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Scholarly annotated edition of Poe's Eurekashow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 149.9 x 228.6 x 27.9mm | 498.96g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 025202849X
  • 9780252028496
  • 1,665,340

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"Eureka, Poe's testament, the synthesis of his analytic ideas, offers itself as a treatise on nothing less than cosmology. Having begun as a scientific lecture, it winds up as an apocalyptic revelation... It may be read as a rationalistic counterstatement to the metaphysics of Transcendentalism, or as a pioneering experiment in the embryonic genre of science fiction... 'Eureka!' is his heart-cry. 'I have found it!' he breathlessly seems to announce." -- Harry Levin in The Power of Blacknessshow more

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