Great Short Works Of Edgar Allan Poe

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780061760723
Size: 23.76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 3104
Download Read Online

The classic poems and spine-tingling stories of a Gothic American master collected in one volume. Of all the American masters, Edgar Allan Poe staked out perhaps the most unique and vivid reputation, as a master of the macabre. Even today, in the age of horror movies and high-tech haunted houses, Poe is the first choice of entertainment for many who want a spine-chilling thrill. Born in Boston in 1809, and dead at the age of 40, Poe wrote across several fields during his life, noted for his poetry and short stories as well as his criticism. The best of each of these is collected here, including the classic poem The Raven, and timeless stories like The Tell-Tale Heart. In his introduction to this volume, G. R. Thompson argues that Poe was a great satirist and comedic craftsman, as well as a formidable Gothic writer. "All of Poe's fiction," Thompson writes, "and the poems as well, can be seen as one coherent piece—as the work of one of the greatest ironists of world literature."

The Complete Works Of Edgar Allan Poe Tales 6

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: READ BOOKS
ISBN: 9781443710121
Size: 63.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 4733
Download Read Online

The Complete Works Of Edgar Allan Poe; Tales 8. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.