International Poe Bibliography in Japan 2 (2011-2014) May 31, 2014

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International Poe Bibliography in Japan 1 (2005-2011) May 31, 2011

 

Fukushima, Shoichiro. gEdgar Allan Poe: eGunshu no Hito niokeru Katarite to Gunshu no Kankeif(gThe Relationship between the Narrator and the Masses in Poefs eThe Man of the Crowdf--Bewilderment, Terror and Revulsionh) Ritsumeikan Eibei Bungaku (Ritsumeikan British and American Literature) 14 (2005): 80-94.

 

Focusing on the narratorfs way of reading the masses and the relationship between the pursuer and the pursued in a modern city. This paper elucidates that gThe Man of the Crowdhsuggests not so much an allegory of the self as a conflicting relationship between the narrator and the masses.

 

---. gEdgar Allan Poe: eEleonorafShiron: Konwaku no Monogatari niokeru Kyoki no Gensetsu to Haha no Konseki. (gAn Essay on Poefs eEleonoraf--the Discourse of Madness and the Trace of Eleonorafs Mother) Ritsumeikan Eibei Bungaku (Ritsumeikan British and American Literature) 17 (2008): 32-46.

 

This paper analyzes the discourse of madness, especially at the beginning of gEleonora,hand explores how the narrative structure affects the entire interpretation of the tale.

 

---. gMedia no Uzu no Nakade: Edgar Allan Poe, eThe Mystery of Marie Rogêtfniokeru Media no Kinou ni tsuiteh(gIn the Vortex of Media: Of the function of Media in Edgar Allan Poefs eThe Mystery of Marie Rogêtfh) Ritsumeikan Eibei Bungaku (Ritsumeikan British and American Literature) 18 (2009): 79-92.

 

This paper clarifies how Poe, who severely criticized media sensationalism, was in the gvortexhof media sensationalism himself and discusses the unavoidable relation between the residents in the modern city and media.

 

Hashimoto, Kenji. gE. A. Poe: eSousaku no Tetsurif: Rikai to Bunseki.h(gUnderstanding Edgar Allan Poefs eThe Philosophy of Compositionfh) The Bulletin of the English Society of Osaka Kyoiku University 52 (2007): 37-49.

 

  A rereading of gThe Philosophy of Compositionhby taking Poefs comment seriously, and review of how Poe composed his most famous poem, gThe Raven.hAlthough Poe is regarded as the founder of the modern short story, he never showed how he composed his own short stories. This will lead to his secret formula for his short stories.

 

---. gPoe no Tanpen Shousetsu Kouzou Bunseki: eSekishibyou no Kamenfto eSousaku no Tetsuri.fh(gA Structural Analysis of E. A. Poefs Short Stories: eThe Masque of the Red Deathfand eThe Philosophy of Compositionfh) The Bulletin of the English Society of Osaka Kyoiku University 53 (2008): 35-68.

 

This paper focuses principally on Poefs famous short story, gThe Masque of the Red Death,hand argues that the short story is thoroughly composed according to the creating chart for epoetryfwriting which is exposed in gThe Philosophy of Composition.hIt concludes that although Poe never told how he composed his own eshort stories,fthey are faithfully based on the philosophy of his own making in detail.

 

---. gEdgar Allan Poe to Tanpen Shousetsu.h(gEdgar Allan Poe and American Short Storiesh) The Bulletin of the English Society of Osaka Kyoiku University 54 (2009): 59-82.

 

Hirano, Yukihiko. "Poe to Dickens no 'Kyouki-mono' nitsuite." ("Poe and Dickens: On the Intentions of Their 'Madman' Stories.") Jinbun Kagaku Kenkyu (Studies in the Humanities) (Niigata Daigaku, Jinbun Gakubu [Faculty of Humanities, Niigata University]) 122 (2008): 37-53.

This paper reviews previous studies on the relationship between Poe and Dickens, and then, by comparing their "madman" stories (mainly, the former's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and the latter's "A Madman's Manuscript" and "A Confession Found in a Prison in the Time of Charles the Second") in detail, explores the difference between the workings of their imagination.

 

Ikesue, Yoko and Kazuhiko Tsuji. Akuma to Haapu (Devil's Harp and Irish Melodies: Edgar Allan Poe and the Nineteenth Century America.) Tokyo:Otowashobo-Tsurumishoten, 2008.