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The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe
The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most original writers in the history of American letters, a genius who was tragically misunderstood in his lifetime. He was a seminal figure in the development of science fiction and the detective story, and exerted a great influence on Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan... show more
Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most original writers in the history of American letters, a genius who was tragically misunderstood in his lifetime. He was a seminal figure in the development of science fiction and the detective story, and exerted a great influence on Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, and Charles Baudelaire, who championed him long before Poe was appreciated in his own country. Baudelaire's enthusiasm brought Poe a wide audience in Europe, and his writing came to have enormous importance for modern French literature. This edition includes his most well-known works--"The Raven," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "Annabel Lee," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"--as well as less-familiar stories, poems, and essays.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780679600077 (0679600078)
ASIN: 679600078
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 1040
Edition language: English
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5.0 The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Modern Library)
Poe was a brilliant, troubled soul. His stories resonate powerfully, even as he wrote from an era that was probably easier to shock. Like a 19th century H.P. Lovecraft, Poe writes the best kind of horror- the creepy, supernatural sort. None of his stories are particularly bloody, and they don't need...
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