Poe and the Remapping of Antebellum Print Culture

Poe and the Remapping of Antebellum Print Culture

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) has long occupied the position of literary outsider. Dismissed as unrepresentative of the main currents of antebellum culture, Poe commented incisively-in fiction and nonfiction-on nationalism, science, materialism, popular taste, and cultural ideology. Opposing the pressure to write nationalistic "American" tales or from a restricted New England perspective, he produced a body of work held in greater international esteem than that of any of his U.S. contemporaries. In Poe and the Remapping of Antebellum Print Culture, scholars explore Poe's anti-nationalistic Americ.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780807150276
0807150274
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (283 pages)
Additional Contributors: Jerome, McGann

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