Edgar Allan Poe As Literary Critic : Eugenia Dorothy Blount Lamar Memorial Lectures; Delivered at Mercer University on February 11 and 12, 1964 (Paperback)

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Edgar Allan Poe was one of the first major critics to develop and refine his critical theories through magazine articles and book reviews. "Edgar Allan Poe as Literary Critic" focuses on his interest in establishing an aesthetic for magazine literature, and Parks has examined Poe''s criticism at length. Poe''s efforts in the field of literary criticism have often been condemned as a rationalization of his own personal limitations as a writer, but this study contends that his critical theories far surpass such a narrow interpretation. Rather, Poe was "essentially a magazinist," and therefore emphasized brevity, unity, and totality of effect and placed the highest value on literary types best suited to periodical literature.


Publisher Univ of Georgia Pr
Mfg Part# 9780820334851
SKU 214874786
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0820334855
Release Date 3/15/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0128
Publisher University of Georgia Press
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