College of Liberal Arts

Department of English


    Poe Studies:
    History, Theory, Interpretation

    Volume 45 (October 2012)



    From the Editors



    Lynn Langmade
    The Wilson Duplex: Corporatism and the Problem
    of Singleton Reading in Poe’s "William Wilson”

    (or, Why Can’t You See Twins?)
    pp. 5–39


    Heidi Hanrahan
    “A series of mere household events”: Poe's "The Black Cat,” Domesticity,
    and Pet-Keeping in Nineteenth-Century America

    pp. 40-56


    Gila Ashtor
    The Gift (Book) That Keeps on Giving: Poe’s “The Purloined Letter,”
    Rereading, Reprinting, and Detective Fiction
    pp. 57–77


    Courtney Novosat
    Outside Dupin’s Closet of Reason: (Homo)sexual Repression and
    Racialized Terror
    in Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”
    pp. 78–107



    Jeffrey A. Savoye
    Bells, Bells, Bells, Bells, Bells, Bells, Bells
    pp. 108–10


    The Critical Purchase of Fraudulence
    Lara Langer Cohen, The Fabrication of American Literature:
    Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture.
    In Material Texts,
    ed. Roger Chartier, Joseph Farrell, Anthony Grafton, et al.
    Reviewed by Eliza Richards
    pp. 111–13


    Rival Modes of Truth-Telling in Antebellum American Letters
    Mark Canada, Literature and Journalism in Antebellum America:
    Thoreau, Stowe, and Their Contemporaries Respond to the Rise of the
    Commercial Press
    Reviewed by
    Robert T. Tally Jr.
    pp. 114–16


    Miscellaneous Poe
    James M. Hutchisson, ed. Edgar Allan Poe: Beyond Gothicism
    Reviewed by
    Kelly Ross
    pp. 117–19



    pp. 120–21




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