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Author Hurh, Paul, author.

Title American terror : the feeling of thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville / Paul Hurh.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : reopening darkness -- Awakening terror : hellfire preaching, Jonathan Edwards, and the logic of revivalist affect -- Critical terrors : Poe's aesthetic terror and the claims of art after Jena -- The air of analysis : resolution and composition in Poe's sublime and confessional tales -- The uneven balance : dialectical terror in Moby-Dick -- Dread : space, time, and automata in The piazza tales -- Afterword : "some dim, random way".
Note Print version record.
Subject Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758. (OCoLC)fst00039981
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. (OCoLC)fst00030216
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. (OCoLC)fst00032674
American literature -- History and criticism.
Terror in literature.
American literature. (OCoLC)fst00807113
Terror in literature. (OCoLC)fst01148100
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hurh, Paul, author. American terror 9780804791144 (DLC) 2014042839 (OCoLC)894746190
ISBN 9780804794510 (electronic bk.)
0804794510 (electronic bk.)
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