Edgar Allan Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebellum America

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INDEX
Adams, John Quincy, 46, 187
Addison, Joseph, Cato, 205–6, 211–12
allegory, 100, 291n32; as vehicle for political ideas, 96–97; see also symbolism
aesthetics, and overproduction of literature, 77; the perfect plot, 263–64; pleasure versus truth 85–86; popular and critical taste, 90–96; and the popular tale, 84–85; unity of effect, 95–96, 102–3;
Ainsworth, William, Guy Fawkes, 88–89
Albion, Robert G., 80, 283n45
Allan, John, 5, 22, 23, 24, 196, 211; warns against political involvement, 30
Allen, Hervey, 59
Allen, Michael, 72, 291n22
Almy, Robert F., 153, 282n32
Althusser, Louis, 15–16
angelic dialogues, 252, 262, 271–72; and tales of ratiocination, 251, 253–54
Anthon, Charles, 32, 61, “Affiliation of Languages,” 171–72
Aristidean, 136–37
Augusta Chronicle, 180
authors, pay of, 21, 49–55, 75, 81
Babbage, Charles, 19, 78, 249–50, 254– 67
Bailyn, Bernard, 206
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 34–35
Bancroft, George, 30
Bank of the United States, Second, 196
Bank War, 198–200
Barthes, Roland, 279n34
Beaver, Harold, 175, 178, 302n3
Bell, Daniel, 319n46
Beniger, James R., 41, 283n45
Benjamin, Walter, 316n15
Bentley, William, 241–42, 246
Benton, Thomas Hart, 198, 200
Biddle, Nicholas, 198–99
Bird, Robert M., Sheppard Lee, 138, 179
Bloom, Clive, 240
Bolton, Richard, 207, 214–15
Book of Daniel, 172–73
Bourgin, Frank, 283n40
Bransby, Rev. John, 233
Brauer, Kinley, 187
Bridgewater treatises, 254–55, 263–64, 266– 67, 322n21, 322n25
Briggs, Charles, 135
Brigham, Clarence I., 285n74
Broadway Journal, 135–36
Brother Jonathan, 24
Brown, Albert Gallatin, 188
Brown, Richard D., Knowledge Is Power, 241– 42
Brown, William Wells, 301n78
Buckingham, J. S., 122, 297n33
Budd, Louis J., 281n18
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward, Poe's review of Rienzi, 82–83; as a popular novelist, 84–86, 93
Buranelli, Vincent, 72
Burke, Edmund, 284n55
Burton, William, 24, 305n44
Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, 24, 33, 198– 99,
Byer, Robert H., 318n41
Caesar, 205
Calhoun, John C., 40
Capital Reader, 9–11, 15, 38, 42, 75, 98, 204, 271–73, 279n34
capitalism and literature, 9, 15, 20, 26, 27, 103–8, 191–92
Carey, John L., Domestic Slavery, 131; Slavery in Maryland, BrieØy Considered, 133
Carter, Robert, 135
Cato the Younger, 205; see also Joseph Addison
Cawelti, John, 237
Cecil, L. Moffitt, 174
Chapman, Maria Weston, 134
Charvat, William, 48, 52, 90
Child, David Lee, The Taking of Naboth's Vineyard, 136
Child, Lydia Maria, 138
Chivers, Thomas H., 29
Chorley, Henry F., 35
Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 69
Clay, Henry, 187, 200, 214
Clemm, Maria, 211
Cockton, Henry, 102
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 81, 111

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