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Understanding the impact of context on Poeshow more

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  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0252031237
  • 9780252031236
  • 1,665,802

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"The Levines have made major contributions to Poe studies with this volume and numerous analytical studies that help readers appreciate the work of one of America's most famous writers."--American Studies "This volume will likely become the first place to which students and scholars will turn if they want to understand Poe's work as a critic. . . . A significant contribution to Poe studies."--Resources for American Literary Study "Poe's quotations and misquotations are assiduously identified and corrected. Obscure references are made clear, and connections among a variety of Poe's writings are drawn. Poe's playfulness, even in criticism, repeatedly comes through, as does his occasional tendency to lapse into unfairness merely to make a point or to put the punch line on a joke. There is still a need, over one hundred years after Poe's death, for traditional scholarship of this kind. . . . This new volume is clearly the most authoritative edition of the works presented, and it is likely to remain so for sometime."--Poe Studies "A solid resource for scholars of Poe. Highly recommended"--Choiceshow more

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