Book reviewed in this article:

A New Poe Companion. Kevin J. Hayes, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allan Poe.

Refreuding Lacan. William Freedman. The Porous Sanctuary: Art and Anxiety in Poe's Short Fiction.

Looking Back to Look Ahead: Homosexuality and the Postmodern Gothic in American Literature. John W. M. Hallock. The American Byron: Homosexuality and the Fall of Fitz-Greene Halleck.

The Pit and the Gothic Chiasmus. Justin D. Edwards. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic.

“The Raven”: Speaking of Mommy Dearest. Daneen Wardrop. Word, Birth, and Culture: The Poetry of Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson.