The Resource American terror : the feeling of thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville, Paul Hurh

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

Label
American terror : the feeling of thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville
Title
American terror
Title remainder
the feeling of thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville
Statement of responsibility
Paul Hurh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
If America is a nation founded upon Enlightenment ideals, then why are so many of its most celebrated pieces of literature so dark? 'American Terror' returns to the question of American literature's distinctive tone of terror through a close study of three authors - Jonathan Edwards, Edgar Allan Poe, and Herman Melville - who not only wrote works of terror, but who defended, theorised, and championed it
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurh, Paul
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS169.T47
LC item number
.H874 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edwards, Jonathan
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Melville, Herman
  • American literature
  • Terror in literature
Label
American terror : the feeling of thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville, Paul Hurh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction. Reopening Darkness""; ""Chapter 1. Awakening Terror: Hellfire Preaching, Jonathan Edwards, and the Logic of Revivalist Affect""; ""Chapter 2. Critical Terrors: Poe's Aesthetic Terror and the Claims of Art after Jena""; ""Chapter 3. The Air of Analysis: Resolution and Composition in Poe's Sublime and Confessional Tales""; ""Chapter 4. The Uneven Balance: Dialectical Terror in Moby-Dick""; ""Chapter 5. Dread: Space, Time, and Automata in The Piazza Tales""; ""Afterword. "Some Dim, Random Way"""; ""Notes""; ""Works Cited""
  • ""Index""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804794510
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000411025
  • (EBL)3568941
  • (SSID)ssj0001483834
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12627193
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001483834
  • (PQKBWorkID)11429868
  • (PQKB)11565093
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001075905
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3568941
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000411025
Label
American terror : the feeling of thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville, Paul Hurh
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction. Reopening Darkness""; ""Chapter 1. Awakening Terror: Hellfire Preaching, Jonathan Edwards, and the Logic of Revivalist Affect""; ""Chapter 2. Critical Terrors: Poe's Aesthetic Terror and the Claims of Art after Jena""; ""Chapter 3. The Air of Analysis: Resolution and Composition in Poe's Sublime and Confessional Tales""; ""Chapter 4. The Uneven Balance: Dialectical Terror in Moby-Dick""; ""Chapter 5. Dread: Space, Time, and Automata in The Piazza Tales""; ""Afterword. "Some Dim, Random Way"""; ""Notes""; ""Works Cited""
  • ""Index""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804794510
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000411025
  • (EBL)3568941
  • (SSID)ssj0001483834
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12627193
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001483834
  • (PQKBWorkID)11429868
  • (PQKB)11565093
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001075905
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3568941
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000411025

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