Join UConn Stamford’s Michael J. Marotto, Ph.D.,  adjunct professor of English at the Ferguson Library for several discussions on great American writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Nanthaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville.

The seminars will be held Thursday evenings at 6:30pm,  at The Ferguson Library, third floor auditorium. For more information, call 203-351-8231.

  • Thursday, October 28-  Edgar Allan Poe
  • Thursday, November 18– Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Thursday, December 9 – Herman Melville

A bibliography of readings about and by Edgar Allan Poe is available at the the Ferguson Library and also by searching their library catalog.
More suggested readings for Edgar Allen Poe available at the Universty of Connecticut is below:

  • The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Edited by G.R. Thompson. Norton Critical Edition [HOMER]
  • Love and Death in the American Novel by Leslie Fiedler [HOMER]
  • Reading Poe Reading Freud: The Romantic Imagination in Crisis by Clive Bloom[request thu ILLiad]
  • The Peculiarity of Literature: An Allegorical Approach to Poe’s Fiction by Jeffery DeShell [HOMER]
  • Poe’s Fiction: Romantic Irony in the Gothic Tales by G.R. Tompson[HOMER]