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The Thought of a Thought – Edgar Allan Poe

The Thought of a Thought – Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is best known as a literary figure, a writer of short stories and poetry, but a surprisingamount of his thought was devoted to natural science, with which he seems to have had a love-hate relationship, asillustrated by his “Sonnet to Science” Science! […]

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The Second International Edgar Allan Poe Conference October 3-6, 2002 Sheraton North and Goucher College Campus Baltimore North/Towson, MD USA “Renewed forever, and forever, and forever” The eternally evolving universe of Edgar Allan Poe By René van Slooten Independant scholar Maarssen, The Netherlands Ladies and gentlemen. First of all I wish to express my gratitude […]

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DECODING SOME EUREKA FORESEES

DECODING SOME EUREKA FORESEES Juan Lartigue G.*   Antecedent The author published in 2000 an essay1 that briefly mentioned some aspects of Poe’s personality and thinking and,  in a wider form,  analyzed twenty of his foresees related to Cosmology. Thirteen of them had previously been discussed  by several Poe analysts and the remaining seven were interpreted by the author. […]

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Eureka: Poe’s Victory over the Clockwork Universe

Eureka: Poe’s Victory over the Clockwork Universe René van Slooten (The Netherlands) (This essay is based on a paper that was presented at the Third International Edgar Allan Poe Conference; Philadelphia 8-11 October 2009) “An outstretched arm caught my own as I fell, fainting, into the abyss”. (Edgar Allan Poe: The Pit and the Pendulum) […]

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Edgar Allan Poe and Science: A Cosmic Poet by Juan Lartigue G.* Science! true daughter of Old Time thou art Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes. Why preyest thou thus upon the poet’s heart, Vulture, whose wings are dull realities? (from “Sonnet to Science,” E.A.Poe) Abstract The literary talent of Edgar Allan Poe […]

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