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Southern Literary Journal, The

environmental history and romantic aesthetics.

Poe in the Ragged Mountains: environmental history and romantic aesthetics. Philippon, Daniel J. Edgar Allen Poe noted “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains” as one of his favorite compositions. Poe more than likely based this story on the landscape of the Ragged Mountains and the discrepancy in which the protagonist envisions it. Poe argues that […]