Articles by Matthew James Seidel

May 24, 2017

The Mathematical Poet: Exploring Edgar Allan Poe’s Logical Imagination 1

In “The Philosophy of Composition,” Poe is critiquing Poe with the objectivity of a scientist studying a specimen under a microscope.

May 3, 2017

At the Firing Squad: The Radical Works of a Young Dostoevsky 10

In the eyes of most literary circles, Dostoevsky was just a one-hit wonder.