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Title Poe and the remapping of antebellum print culture / edited by J. Gerald Kennedy and Jerome McGann.
Imprint Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2012.


 Main Stacks  PS2638 .P66 2012    AVAILABLE
Description vii, 272 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
Note Papers presented at a literary conference on Edgar Allan Poe held at the University of Virginia.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Knowledge -- Book industries and trade -- Congresses.
Literature publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Contents Introduction / J. Gerald Kennedy -- Locating the Republic of Letters. Inventing the Literati: Poe's Remapping of Antebellum Print Culture / J. Gerald Kennedy -- "The Rage for Lions": Edgar Allan Poe and the Culture of Celebrity / Leon Jackson -- Surveying the National Scene. Perverting the American Renaissance: Poe, Democracy, Critical Theory / Betsy Erkkil -- "To Reproduce a City": New York Letters and the Urban American Renaissance / Scott Peeples -- Poe's 1848: Eureka, the Southern Margin, and the Expanding U[niverse] of S[tars] / Jennifer Rae Greeson -- Plotting Poe's Influence. Cruising (Perversely) for Context: Poe and Murder, Women and Apes / Leland S. Person -- Robert Greenhow, Poe, and the Nineteenth-Century History of Transnational American Studies / Anna Brickhouse -- Poe's Lyrical Media: The Raven's Returns / Eliza Richards -- Repositioning Poe in Literary America. Poe by the Numbers: Odd Man Out? / Maurice S. Lee -- Poe, Decentered Culture, and Critical Method / Jerome McGann.
Other Author Kennedy, J. Gerald.
McGann, Jerome J.