The Complete Tales and Poems
Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the short story, having perfected the tale of psychological horror, and having revolutionized modern poetics. The entirety of Poe's body of imaginative work encompasses detective tales, satires, fables, fantasies, science fiction, verse dramas,... show more
Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the short story, having perfected the tale of psychological horror, and having revolutionized modern poetics. The entirety of Poe's body of imaginative work encompasses detective tales, satires, fables, fantasies, science fiction, verse dramas, and some of the most evocative poetry in the English language. This leatherbound omnibus collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in a single volume, including "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," the full-length novel "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket", and much more.
Publish date: 30-03-2008
Publisher: Barnes and Noble
Pages no: 1023
Edition language: English
Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his dark and psychological poems and short stories that have had an influence not only American literature throughout the world not only in literature but television and film. Yet while a number of Poe’s work has stood the test of time and made a large impression, ...
Man. This was a struggle. The last several hundred pages (400) were just hard. I think at one point I was ready to call for a DNF, but since this is on my horror list read I wanted to finish it. Now I just feel stabby. So Poe did write some great works (The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of ...
For the classic horror square I chose to read the master, Edgar Allan Poe. Since all of his work consists of short stories and poetry, I chose a variety of titles and my thoughts on each are below: From his poetry I read: Annabelle Lee This is a re-read for me and one of my favourites from Poe....
Zbiór bardzo nierówny. Niektóre opowiadania mroziły mi krew w żyłach, powodowały pojawienie się uczucia lęku i zaszczucia, inne nużyły przydługimi opisami. Jednak mi cały zbiór jak najbardziej się podobał, jest w nim coś magicznego, pewien rodzaj grozy, jakiego nigdy dotąd nie miałem okazji doświadc...
This was originally reviewed (along with every single story inside this anthology) over at http://alex-hurst.com, in the series "Tackling Poe". Naturally, to leave a review of everything here would be far too long, so this is the part of the review focusing on this collection's merits!I finished rea...