Perry, Dennis R.

Adapting Poe

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Poe and the Twenty-First-Century Adaptation Renaissance
Dennis R. Perry, Carl H. Sederholm

2. Edgar Allan Poe and the Undeath of the Author
Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

3. Lusty Ape-men and Imperiled White Womanhood: Reading Race in a 1930s Poe Film Adaptation
Jessica Metzler

4. An “Ambrosial Breath of Faery”: Jean Epstein’s La Chute de la Maison Usher and the Inverted Orphism of Poe’s “Poetic Principle”
Saviour Catania

5. Rethinking Fellini’s Poe: Nonplaces, Media Industries, and the Manic Celebrity
Kevin M. Flanagan

6. Evolutions in Torture: James Wan’s Saw as Poe for the Twenty-First Century
Sandra Hughes

7. A Poe within a Poe: Inception’s Arabesque Play with “Ligeia”
Dennis R. Perry

8. Identity Crisis and Personality Disorders in Edgar Allan Poe’s “William Wilson” (1839), David Fincher’s Fight Club (1999), and James Mangold’s Identity (2003)
Alexandra Reuber

9. Horrific Obsessions: Poe’s Legacy of the Unreliable and Self-Obsessed Narrator
Rachel McCoppin

10. The Pleasure of Losing One’s Way: Adapting Poe’s “The Man of the Crowd”
Rebecca Johinke

11. “The Telltale Head,” “The Raven,” and “Lisa’s Rival”: Poe Meets The Simpsons

Peter Conolly-Smith

12. In the Best Possible Tastes: Rhetoric and Taste in AlP’s Promotion of Roger Corman’s Poe Cycle
Joan Ormrod

13. From the Earth to Poe to the Moon: The Science-Fiction Narrative as Precursor to Technological Reality
Todd Robert Petersen, Kyle William Bishop

14. The Perfect Drug: Edgar Allan Poe as Rock Star
Tony Magistrale

15. That Vexing Power of Perverseness: Approaching Heavy Metal Adaptations of Poe
Carl H. Sederholm

16. Picturing Poe: Contemporary Cultural Implications of Nevermore

Michelle Kay Hansen

17. What Can “The Tell-Tale Heart” Tell about Gender?
Mary J. Couzelis

18. Comic Book and Graphic Novel Adaptations of the Works of Edgar Allan Poe: A Chronology
M. Thomas Inge

19. The Purloining Critic: Adaptation, Criticism, and the Claim to Meaning
Jason Douglas

20. Quid Pro Quo, or Destination Unknown: Johnson, Derrida, and Lacan Reading Poe
Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá, Geraldo Magela Cáffaro

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, North American Literature, Film and Television Studies

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