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9780521859677 - The Cambridge Introduction to Edgar Allan Poe - By Benjamin F. Fisher
Index

Index

Allan, Frances 2, 3

Allan, John 2, 14, 16, 93

Allen, Hervey 118

Allen, Michael 120

American Museum (Baltimore) 5

American Transcendentalism 17–18

Austen, Jane 33, 99

Baring Gould, Sabine 115

Baudelaire, Charles 115

Beckford, William 35

Benton, Richard P. 120

Bible 10, 40, 54–55, 64, 84

Bird, Robert M. (Sheppard Lee) 102

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 4, 49, 52, 100, 102, 108–09, 112, 120

Borges, J. 121

Boston Notion 114

Briggs, Charles F. 7

The Broadway Journal 7, 114, 116

Brontë, Charlotte 103

Brontë, Emily 115

Brown, Charles Brockden 21, 49

Bryant, William Cullen 23, 105

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward 102

(Night and Morning) 102

(Rienzi, The Last of the Tribunes) 103, 107

(The Last Days of Pompeii) 103, 107, 112

(The Caxtons) 112

Buranelli, Vincent 6, 119

Burton, William E. 88

Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine 6, 88, 98, 114

Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord (and Byronism) 3, 35, 38, 53–54

Campbell, Killis 117

Carlyle, Thomas 17–18

Channing, William Ellery 17

Clark, Lewis Gaylord 5, 11

Clarke, Thomas C. 7

Classicism–Neoclassicism 33–34, 39, 83, 107

Clemens, Samuel L. (“Mark Twain”) 53, 90–91

Clemm, Maria (Poe’s mother-in-law) 3, 9, 18, 116

Clinton Bradshaw 6

Clyne, Patricia Edwards 118

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 38, 65, 98, 103

Collins, Wilkie 65, 115

The Conchologist’s First Book 6

Cooke, Philip Pendleton 14

Cooper, James Fenimore 88

Cox, James M. 120

Daniel, John 10

Davidson, Edward H. 118–19

death of a beautiful woman (“The Most Poetic of all Themes”: Poe) 9, 70–84, 109–10

Defoe, Daniel 114

de la Mare, Walter 119

Derrida, Jacques 121

Dickens, Charles 6, 21, 65, 72, 75, 102, 107

Didier, Eugene 116

Disraeli, Benjamin 52

Dollar Newspaper (Philadelphia) 7

Dow, Jesse E. 17

Dowson, Ernest 115

Drake, Joseph Rodman 103

drug use 56

Dunlap, William 49

Duval, Peter S. 6

Duyckinck, Evert A. 8, 14

Eddings, Dennis W. 120

Edgar Allan Poe Review 123

Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore 117, 122

Edinburgh Review 100

Ellet, Elizabeth 8

Emerson, Ralph Waldo 17, 23–24, 29, 31–32, 58

English, Thomas Dunn 6, 8, 9, 114

Ezekiel, Sir Moses 117

Fay, Theodore S. 5, 101, 113

Fisher, Benjamin F. 120

The Flag of Our Union 10, 14

flaneur character 20, 61–62

folklore 52, 76, 78, 95

Fraser’s Magazine 100

Fuller, Margaret 17, 21

Gargano, James W. 120

gender/sexuality issues 20, 28, 35, 39, 42, 54, 56, 70–81, 84, 91, 93–96, 122

Gibbon, Edward 22

The Gift for 1842 6

The Gift for 1845 7

Gilfillan, George 11

Gill, William F. 115

Godey’s Lady’s Book 7, 56, 108

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang 17

Gothicism 4, 22–25, 28, 30, 40–41, 44, 48–50, 52, 56, 58–59, 73, 76–77, 84, 100, 102, 107, 110–11, 113, 114, 120

Graham, George R. 6–7, 114

Graham, William H. 7, 114

Graham’s Magazine 6–9, 104, 108, 112, 114

Greeley, Horace 93

Griswold, Rufus W. 11, 112, 115

Hallect, Fitz-Greene 103

Hammond, Alexander 120

Harris, George Washington 17

Harrison, James A. 117

Hawthorne, Nathaniel 6, 31–32, 46, 50, 82, 107–09

Hayes, Kevin J. 122

Hazlitt, William 108

Heath, James E. 114

Hemingway, Ernest 119

Herring, Henry 10

Hewitt, John Hill 4

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth 43

Hirst, Henry B. 6, 111, 112

Historical Fiction 69–70

Hoffman, Daniel 120

Holmes, Sherlock 6

Housman, A. E. 104

Hull, William D. 121

humor 9, 13, 16–17, 22, 28–29, 38–39, 49–53, 55, 58–60, 63, 71, 73, 87, 91–92, 95, 97, 99, 101–02, 109, 119–20, 122

Hunt, Leigh 108

Ingram, John Henry 115

Irving, Washington 108, 109

Irwin, John 121

James, Henry 46, 119

Keats, John 38, 61

Kennedy, J. Gerald 120, 121

Kennedy, John P. 5, 17, 56

Kewer, Eleanor D. 118

King, Stephen 119

Knickerbocker Magazine 5

Lacan, Jacques 121

Lamb, Charles 108

Lane, John 115

Lippard, George 20

Live Burial 9, 22–23, 79–81, 90

Ljungquist, Kent P. 120

Longfellow, Henry W. 103–05, 108, 114

Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin 17

Lowell, James Russell 7, 11, 18, 106, 112

Mabbott, Maureen Cobb 118

Mabbott, Thomas Ollive 16, 40, 48, 77, 117–20

Mallarmé, Stéphane 115

Mann, Thomas 119

Marryat, Frederick 88

Mattson, Morris 5

Melville, Herman 20, 37, 67, 77, 88, 90, 91

Meredith, George 45

Mesmerism 22, 62–63, 99

Milton, John 37, 38

Moby-Dick 31, 32, 77

Moore, Thomas 37

Moran, Dr. John J. 10

Murfree, Mary N. 18

naming 31–32, 41, 59–60, 63, 68–69, 74–75, 79, 83, 91–92, 95

Neal, John 14, 109

Norris, Frank 72

O’Neill, Eugene 73

Orientalism 40

Osgood, Frances S. 8

Ostrom, John Ward 118

Paulding, James Kirke 17, 88

“Paulding-Drayton Review” 5, 18, 121

Phrenology 103

The Pioneer 7

Poe, David Jr. (Poe’s father) 1

Poe, David Sr. (Poe’s grandfather) 1, 116

Poe, Edgar Allan

cause of his death 10–11

Works

“Al Aaraaf” 3, 8, 14, 37–40, 105

Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Other Poems 3, 37, 113

“The Angel of the Odd” 107

“Annabel Lee” 10, 27, 46–47

“The Assignation” (“The Visionary”) 8, 20, 22, 28, 46, 50, 52–54, 84, 92, 113, 116

“The Balloon Hoax” 99

“The Bells” 10, 27, 47

“Berenice” 19, 22, 28, 70–84, 113

“The Black Cat” 14, 23, 27, 52, 78, 85–86

“Bon-Bon” 51, 92, 94

Boston Lyceum Lecture 8, 105

“The Business Man” 57

“The Cask of Amontillado” 9, 15, 20, 22, 23, 27, 46, 56, 68, 84, 93, 99

“The City in the Sea” 21, 22, 27, 40, 115

“The Coliseum” 16, 20, 27, 32, 40–41, 48, 113

Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (ed. T. O. Mabbott) 117

Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (ed. B. R. Pollin) 118

“The Colloquy of Monos and Una” 15, 16

“The Conqueror Worm” 41

“The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion” 15, 16

“A Descent into the Maelström” 23, 28, 65, 85, 98

“The Domain of Arnheim” 48

“Dream-Land” 21, 41

“The Duc de L’Omelette” 23, 51, 113

“Eldorado” 10, 15, 16, 27, 33, 47–48, 98, 100

Poe, Edgar Allan (Cont.)

“Eleonora” 6, 22, 28, 83–84, 91

“Epimanes” (“Four Beasts in One”) 16

Eureka: A Prose Poem 9, 27, 28, 99–100, 114–15

“The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” 8, 28, 99, 108

“Fairyland” 38–40

“The Fall of the House of Usher” 6, 8, 9, 14, 19, 21–23, 25–27, 31, 50, 56, 77, 84, 93, 107, 115, 120

“For Annie” 10, 16, 28, 33

“The Gold-Bug” 3, 7–9, 18, 27, 59, 114

“Hans Pfaall” 99, 108

“The Haunted Palace” 41

“Hop-Frog” 10, 14, 18–20, 23, 25, 28, 52, 93, 96, 121

“How To Write a Blackwood Article”–“A Predicament” 5, 17, 20, 21, 56, 58

“The Island of the Fay” 21, 48

“Israfel” 40, 105

“The Journal of Julius Rodman” 37, 98–99

“King Pest” 22, 28, 50, 55

“The Lake–To—” 24–25, 37–38

“Lenore” 15, 30, 43

“Letter to Mr. B—” 38–39, 103, 105, 110

“Ligeia” 5, 14, 22, 27, 31, 46, 50, 56, 74, 77, 93

“The Lighthouse” 98

“Lionizing” 14, 20, 55, 57, 113

“The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq.” 12–13

“The Literati of New York City” 9, 112, 114

“Loss of Breath” 9, 20, 48, 51, 102, 113, 120

“The Man of the Crowd” 16, 22, 28, 61

“The Man That Was Used Up” 18, 55, 57, 114

“The Masque of the Red Death” 6, 21, 22, 27, 31, 47, 50, 85, 109, 115

“Mellonta Tauta” 16

“Mesmeric Revelation” 99, 108

“Metzengerstein” 4, 23, 28, 51–52, 56, 66–67, 93, 120

“Morella” 22, 28, 73–74, 77, 113

“MS. Found in a Bottle” 4, 23, 27, 50, 52–53, 56, 78, 98, 113

“The Murders in the Rue Morgue” 6, 7, 18, 20, 22, 23, 27, 28, 48, 50, 52, 56, 59–60, 78, 92, 96, 108, 114, 121

“The Mystery of Marie Rogêt” 7, 20–22, 65–66

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym 5, 8, 16, 18–23, 27, 28, 31, 37, 49, 52, 87–99, 108, 114, 116, 121

“Never Bet the Devil Your Head” 125

New York Daily Tribune 112

“The Oblong Box” 65

“The Oval Portrait” 6, 31, 56

The Penn Magazine 6

“The Philosophy of Composition” 8, 9, 100, 103, 110

“The Philosophy of Furniture” 23

“The Pit and the Pendulum” 16, 18, 23, 48, 84–85, 98

Poems (1831) 3, 38, 40–43, 113

“The Poetic Principle” 10, 103–04

Politian 38, 48, 113

“The Power of Words” 63

“The Premature Burial” 9, 56, 107

Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe 7, 114

“The Purloined Letter” 7, 20, 22, 23, 27, 60

“The Rationale of Verse” 15

“The Raven” 7–9, 15, 19, 23, 25, 27, 28, 43–46, 52, 93, 99, 110, 114, 115, 121

The Raven and Other Poems 8, 48, 106, 107

“Romance” 40

“Shadow – A Parable” 22, 50, 55, 64, 100

“Silence – A Fable” 9, 25, 31, 50, 51, 54–55, 63–64, 100

“The Sleeper” (“Irenë”) 3, 16, 19, 27, 42–45, 75

“Song” (“I Saw Thee on Thy Bridal Day”) 36

“Sonnet to Science” 15, 27, 37, 39

“Sonnet – Silence” 45

“The Spectacles” 14

“The Sphinx” 20, 22, 99, 108

“Street Paving” 3, 28

“The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether” 14, 18, 22, 28, 33, 86–87, 96, 99, 120, 121

“A Tale of Jerusalem” 21, 51, 57

“A Tale of the Ragged Mountains” 99

Tales 8, 14, 111

“Tales of the Folio Club” 50–56, 64, 88

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque 6, 8, 30, 50, 111, 114

“Tamerlane” 3, 16, 35–38, 40

Tamerlane and Other Poems 3, 13, 35–37, 113

“The Tell-Tale Heart” 7, 22, 27, 78, 84–86

“Thou Art the Man” 7, 23, 60–61, 98

“The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade” 14

“Three Sundays in a Week” 48

“To Helen” (1831) 2, 3, 15, 21, 27, 28, 33, 41–42, 75, 113

“To Helen” (1848) 10, 33

“To One in Paradise” 47

“To the River” 39

“Ulalume” 15, 19, 27, 45–47, 75, 93, 100

“The Valley of Unrest” 21, 40

“Von Kempelen and His Discovery” 10, 99, 108

“Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling” 57

“William Wilson” 2, 6, 20, 27, 50, 67–68, 91, 93

The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe (ed. Rufus W. Griswold) 112

Poe, Elizabeth A. (Poe’s mother) 1

Poe, Elizabeth C. (Poe’s grandmother) 1

Poe, Rosalie (Poe’s sister) 1, 2

Poe, Virginia E. (Poe’s wife) 3, 5, 7, 9, 114, 116

Poe, William Henry Leonard (Poe’s brother) 1

“Poe legend” 1, 10–11, 15, 32–33

Poe Studies/Dark Romanticism 122

Poe Studies Association 123

Poe’s literary principles 27, 37–38, 102–04, 106–11, 113

Poe’s landscape-interior décor fiction 57–58

Poe’s platonic poems to living women 47

Poe’s post-death tales 63–64

Poe’s revisions to his works 30–31, 73, 83

“The Poet” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) 29

Pollin, Burton R. 118–19

psychology–mind issues 29–30, 33–34, 41, 44–45, 57, 62, 65–70, 72–77, 83–84, 93, 107, 111

Quarterly Review 100

Quinn, Arthur H. 1, 112, 118

Quinn, Patrick F. 118

racial issues 18–19, 28, 56, 87, 94, 96, 121–22

Radcliffe, Ann 115

ratiocinative (detective) fiction 58–61, 65–66

non-detective crime fiction 61, 70

Rhea, J. R. 117

Richmond, Nancy (“Annie”) 10

Richmond Examiner 10

Romanticism 28–30, 33–35, 45, 66–67, 89, 98, 104

Rossetti, D. G. 20, 115

Rowson, Susannah H. 68

Royster, Sarah E. (later Mrs. Shelton) 2, 10, 35–37

rural scenes 21

Sartain’s Union Magazine 10

Saturday Courier (Philadelphia) 4, 52

Saturday Evening Post (Philadelphia) 6

Saturday Museum (Philadelphia) 7, 111, 112

Saturday Visiter (Baltimore) 4–5, 14, 40, 56

Savoye, Jeffrey A. 118

science 39, 53, 87–88, 99, 103

Scott, Sir Walter 88

sea fiction 64–65

the self 54, 64–65, 69–70, 78, 82–86, 90, 96–97

“Self-Reliance” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) 24

Shakespeare, William 71, 95

Shelley, Percy Bysshe 3, 94

Silverman, Kenneth 118

Simms, William Gilmore 93, 101–02, 109, 113

Smith, Horace 52

Snodgrass, Joseph E. 10

Snowden’s Ladies Companion 7, 65

“The Sonnet” (D. G. Rossetti) 20

Southern Literary Messenger 5, 9, 18, 50, 51, 88, 93, 101, 103, 110, 113

Stedman, Edmund C. 113, 116

Stevenson, Robert Louis 119

Stoddard, Richard H. 116

Stoker, Bram 115

Stovall, Floyd 117

supernaturalism 43–44, 56–59, 74

Synopsis of Natural History 6

Swinburne, A. C. 33, 115

symbolism 58

Taylor, Walter Fuller 120

Tennyson, Alfred 18, 33, 106

Thomas, Calvin F. S. 113

Thomas, Frederick W. 6, 9, 14, 17

Thompson, G. R. 60, 118, 120

Thoreau, Henry David 37, 82, 91

Thurber, James 119

transcendentalism 17–18

trickster character 16–17

Tucker, Nathaniel Beverly 5, 19, 121

Turner, Arlin 117

twins motif 31, 60, 66–68, 70–71, 77, 78

Tyler, John 17

Upshur, Abel 17

urban scenes 20

vampirism 79–82

Varner, John G. 117

Vines, Lois Davis 115

Wagenknecht, Edward 119

Warren, Robert Penn 72

Welby, Amelia 105

Whalen, Terence 122

Whipple, E. P. 103

White, Thomas W. 5, 51, 110

Whitman, Sarah Helen 9, 11, 115

Whittier, John Greenleaf 105

Whitty, J. H. 117

Wilbur, Richard 119

Williams, Michael J. S. 121

Willis, Nathaniel P. 8, 11, 52, 115

Wilson, James Southall 120

Woodberry, George E. 116, 119

Wordsworth, William 105

Wyatt, Thomas 6

Yeats, William Butler 91




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