The Porous Sanctuary: Art and Anxiety in Poe's Short Fiction

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Peter Lang Pub Incorporated, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 155 pages
'The Porous Sanctuary' argues that the resistance to interpretation discovered by increasingly frequent deconstructive readings of Poe's short fictions can be interpreted psychologically rather than deconstructively. The various strategies of obfuscation

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William Freedman is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at the University of Haifa and a teacher in the English Department at the College of Sakhnin for Teacher Education in Israel. He has published two books of literary criticism, an oral history of baseball fans, numerous critical and theoretical essays, and poetry in various literary journals and reviews. Most recently, he has published a collection of his poems, Being Them All (2006).

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