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Detecting Texts: The Metaphysical Detective Story From Poe to Postmodernism. (book review)

Detecting Texts: The Metaphysical Detective Story From Poe to Postmodernism. (book review) Shiach, Morag Detecting Texts: The Metaphysical Detective Story From Poe to Postmodernism. Ed. by Patricia Merivale and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1999. x+305 pp. $45; [pound]35 (paperbound $19.95; [pound]15.50). This collection of texts constitutes a useful introduction to the […]