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Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin Mysteries

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ISBN-10: 0230120385

ISBN-13: 9780230120389

Edition: 2008

Authors: Richard Kopley

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Employing the methods of Poe's own detective, Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin Mysteriesoffers new and surprising discoveries about Poe's stories "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Mystery of Marie Roget," and "The Purloined Letter." Kopley sheds light on the beginnings of the modern detective tale and anchors Poe to his rightful place within the genre. Offering archival study and biographical analysis, as well as a reprint of the three stories, this book is an insightful and useful guide for students and experts alike.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Richard Kopley is Associate Professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University, editor of Poe's Pym: Critical Explorations, and coeditor of the journal Resources for American Literary Study.

Formal Considerations of the Dupin Tales
The Murders in the Rue Morgue�Ǡ and The Philadelphia Saturday News
The Mystery of Marie Rogàt�Ǡ and �ǣVarious Newspaper Files�Ǡ
"The Purloined Letter�Ǡ and Death-Bed Confessions
Biographical Considerations of the Dupin Tales