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The Fall of the House of Ulmer: Europe versus America in the Gothic Vision of The Black Cat

Paul A. Cantor

in The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140827
eISBN:
9780813141299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140827.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter Seven discusses Edgar Ulmer's The Black Cat as the creation of a high modernist European émigré working in a lowbrow American genre, the horror movie. Ulmer portrays a self-destructive ... More


The Air of Analysis: Resolution and Composition in Poe’s Sublime and Confessional Tales

Paul hurh

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The third chapter argues that the analytical method on display in Poe’s detective fiction is drawn from and influential in structuring the dynamics of terror in his confessional and sublime tales. My ... More


Poe

Henry M. Sayre

in Value in Art: Manet and the Slave Trade

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226809823
eISBN:
9780226809960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226809960.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on what Manet might have learned of slavery in the American South through his relationship with Charles Baudelaire, who from 1859 to 1862, as their friendship developed, was ... More


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