Reading Poe Reading Freud : The Romantic Imagination in Crisis. Clive Bloom.

Reading Poe Reading Freud : The Romantic Imagination in Crisis

London: Macmillan / St Martin's Press, 1988.

First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Item #12693
ISBN: 0312016689

Slight wear; Dust Jacket slight wear. Crisp hardcover. ; Title page is London, Macmillan; book and dust jacket spine is New York: St Martin's Press - First US Edition from English sheets printed in Hong Kong. "This interdisciplinary study of Edgar Allen Poe and Sigmund Freud is concerned with the parallel themes which they explore in their work, and the relationship of those themes to the processes of creativity, analysis and the fantastic as found in the Romantic imagination in crisis. It centres on the Romantic obsession (as exemplified in literature by Poe and in psychology by Freud) with the tracing of meaning through a pathological concern with the compulsive, daemonic and hidden nature of the creative act." ; x, 138 pages.

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