By exploring how Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and Nathaniel Hawthorne each write about art, I articulate a little-discussed aesthetic tradition centered around the aesthetic of effect. This tradition works to connect romantic ideas about the author with sentimental emphasis on the need for affective art.
|Advisor:||Anderson, Jillian K.|
|Commitee:||Berger, Charles, Despain, Jessica|
|School:||Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville|
|Department:||English Language & Literature|
|School Location:||United States -- Illinois|
|Source:||MAI 54/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Keywords:||Edgar allan poe, Herman melville, Nathaniel hawthorne|
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