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2013 Rainbow Awards Submission: Steve Berman - Where Thy Dark Eye Glances

Where thy Dark Eye Glances: Queering Edgar Allan Poe by Steve Berman
Paperback: 324 pages
Publisher: Lethe Press (July 15, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1590213343
ISBN-13: 978-1590213346
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The canon of Edgar Allan Poe, one of the foremost writers of dark and atmospheric fiction and poetry, offers readers haunted shores teeming with various erudite men brooding in the waning light over their feelings for unobtainable women. Yet, whether the tales or verses are grotesque or sinister, Poe's narrators are Outsiders, dealing with emotions that so many queer individuals feel: isolation and abandonment as well as loneliness and lost love. In Where Thy Dark Eye Glances, editor Steve Berman has assembled a range of tales that queer the prose and poetry of the Poe, the man himself, as well as dark and eerie stories about reading Poe's work. Featuring such notable authors as Richard Bowes, Terra LeMay, Nick Mamatas, John Mantooth, and Tansy Roberts.

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