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Donnerstag, 22.05.2014

Vortrag

Edgar Allan Poe from City to City: Richmond, Philadelphia, New York, Paris, Petersburg, Chicago

18:00 Uhr
HS 7, Humanities Building, 6020 Innsbruck


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Vortragende/r

Prof. Jonathan ARAC

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of English at University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.

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"Edgar Allan Poe from City to City: Richmond, Philadelphia, New York, Paris, Petersburg, Chicago"
A talk about Poe's work and its afterlife, from the perspective of "World Literature"


Jonathan Arac is an American literary scholar. He is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of English at University of Pittsburgh and Founding Director of Pitt's Humanities Center. He is also an editor of the literary journal Boundary 2. Selected writings: Commissioned Spirits: The Shaping of Social Motion in Dickens, Carlyle, Melville, and Hawthorne (1979), Critical Genealogies: Historical Situations for Postmodern Literary Studies (1987), Huckleberry Finn as Idol and Target: The Functions of Criticism in Our Time (1997), The Emergence of American Literary Narrative, 1820-1860 (2005), Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel (2010).

Veranstalter

The American Corner Innsbruck and the Department of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck