International Poe Bibliography in Japan 2 (2011-2014) May 31, 2014
International Poe Bibliography in Japan 1 (2005-2011) May 31, 2011
Focusing on the narrator’s way of reading the masses and the relationship between the pursuer and the pursued in a modern city. This paper elucidates that “The Man of the Crowd”suggests not so much an allegory of the self as a conflicting relationship between the narrator and the masses.
---. “Edgar Allan Poe: ‘Eleonora’Shiron: Konwaku no Monogatari niokeru Kyoki no Gensetsu to Haha no Konseki. (“An Essay on Poe’s ‘Eleonora’--the Discourse of Madness and the Trace of Eleonora’s 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 “Eleonora,”and explores how the narrative structure affects the entire interpretation of the tale.
---. “Media no Uzu no Nakade: Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Mystery of Marie Rogêt’niokeru Media no Kinou ni tsuite”(“In the Vortex of Media: Of the function of Media in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Mystery of Marie Rogêt’”) 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 “vortex”of media sensationalism himself and discusses the unavoidable relation between the residents in the modern city and media.
Hashimoto, Kenji. “E. A. Poe: ‘Sousaku no Tetsuri’: Rikai
to Bunseki.”(“Understanding Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Philosophy of Composition’”) The Bulletin of the English Society of
A rereading of “The Philosophy of Composition”by taking Poe’s comment seriously, and review of how Poe composed his most famous poem, “The Raven.”Although 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.
---. “Poe no Tanpen
Shousetsu Kouzou Bunseki: ‘Sekishibyou no Kamen’to ‘Sousaku no Tetsuri.’”(“A Structural Analysis of E. A. Poe’s Short
Stories: ‘The Masque of the Red Death’and ‘The Philosophy of Composition’”) The Bulletin of the English
This paper focuses principally on Poe’s famous short story, “The Masque of the Red Death,”and argues that the short story is thoroughly composed according to the creating chart for ‘poetry’writing which is exposed in “The Philosophy of Composition.”It concludes that although Poe never told how he composed his own ‘short stories,’they are faithfully based on the philosophy of his own making in detail.
---. “Edgar Allan Poe to Tanpen
Shousetsu.”(“Edgar Allan Poe and American Short Stories”)
The Bulletin of the English Society of
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) (
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.)