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Author Kopley, Richard.

Title Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin mysteries / by Richard Kopley.

Publication Info. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  818 P743YKO    Check Shelf
Edition 1st Palgrave Macmillan paperback ed.
Description 272 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [119]-139) and index.
Contents Formal consideration of the Dupin tales -- "The murders in the Rue Morgue" and The Philadelphia Saturday News -- "The Mystery of Marie Rogét" and "various newspaper files" -- "The purloined letter" and Death-bed confessions -- Autobiographical considerations of the Dupin tales.
Summary Using the methods of Edgar Allan Poe's sleuth C. Auguste Dupin, Kopley here offers surprising discoveries about Poe's detective tales and traces the origins of the modern detective tale genre.
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Characters.
Dupin, C. Auguste (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Murders in the Rue Morgue.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Mystery of Marie Rogét.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Purloined letter.
Private investigators -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780230120389 (paperback)
0230120385 (paperback)
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