Episode 17: Jim Phelan & Faye Halpern — Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat”

In this episode of the Project Narrative Podcast, Jim Phelan and Faye Halpern discuss Edgar Allan Poe’s 1843 short story, “The Black Cat.” Faye Halpern is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Calgary and is the author of Sentimental Readers: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of a Disparaged Rhetoric as well as of numerous articles. Halpern has recently signed a contract for her second book, The Afterlife of Sympathy: Reading American Literary Realism in the Wake of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Halpern is co-editor with Michael T. Clarke of the journal ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature and is co-editor with Katra Byram and Jim Phelan of Theory and Interpretation of Narrative.