Edgar Allan Poe – How an artist compromises with the “economy”

In the latest edition of the New Yorker April 27, 2009, there is a fascinating article about Poe

Edgar Allan Poe and the Economy of Horror.

by Jill Lepore

This is a great example of the artists negotiating economical crisis and art, all the while inventing new arenas for futures artists!  Check it out here: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2009/04/27/090427crat_atlarge_lepore

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