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I need informations about the Double in Poe. In my city it is impossible to find "Doubles" by Karl miller, or "The double in nineteenth- century fiction" by J.Herdman,or similar, and it is URGENT!!Where in the web may I find something? Please help me, this is my last exam! Valentina

-- Anonymous, May 03, 2001



It is presumed your reference to Poe’s "double" relates to his use of duality in some of his tales such as the relationship between Madeline and Roderick Usher or the conscience of William Wilson. There are two essays available on the Poe Decoder website that offer a detailed look at this notion and how it was used by Poe. The essays are written by David Grantz, an educator that contributes to the Poe decoder site. The URLs are listed here:

For "A Fissure of the Mind", go to

For "That Spectre in My Path", see

Best of Luck,

-- Anonymous, May 03, 2001

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