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American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

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American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

American Terror interrogates the origins, contexts, and significance of the distinctive tone of terror within a major strain of early and nineteenth-century American literature. Contrary to critical tendencies to literary terror as a rejection or contrary reaction to Enlightenment thought, this book draws upon new work in affect theory and the refreshed interest in American intellectual history ... Read more

 

 

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