By James V. Werner
While James V. Werner concentrates on Poe's fiction, this publication treats many components of nineteenth-century highbrow and pop culture, together with technological know-how and pseudo-science, the yankee journal industry, city topology, the gruesome, labyrinths, narratives of exploration and discovery, and cosmological treatises. Werner attracts on Marxist, reader reaction and periodical theories whereas reconstructing Poe via examinations of ephemeral texts of the time.
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