The Edgar Allan Poe Collection Book

The Edgar Allan Poe Collection


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release Date : 2021-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9781513274188

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The Edgar Allan Poe Collection Excerpt :

The Edgar Allan Poe Collection (2020) compiles several iconic works of short fiction and poetry by an icon of American literature. Recognized as a foundational figure of nineteenth century fiction, Poe has inspired generations of readers and writers with his craftsmanship and taste for tragedy and terror. His brief but meteoric career shaped the trajectory of American literature forever, forming a legacy without which science fiction, horror, and detective writing would surely be shells of themselves. In “The Fall of the House of Usher,” a man receives a distressing letter from an old friend requesting his presence at his family estate. There, Roderick Usher and his twin sister Madeline are found suffering from an unknown illness, and the narrator struggles to comfort them as signs of paranormal activity lead him to believe that the house itself is a living entity. “The Masque of the Red Death” is a timely work of Gothic fiction set in the abbey of a powerful prince. As the world outside suffers from a deadly plague, the prince decides to hold a masquerade for his wealthy friends and fellow nobles, unwittingly bringing death to his own fortunate doorstep. In “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” a French detective summons the powers of analytical reasoning to investigate the deaths of two young women. Included in this collection are some of Poe’s most iconic poems, including “A Dream Within a Dream,” “The Raven,” and “Ulalume,” all of which remain indelible classics of Romantic verse, masterpieces of mystery, beauty, and slow-burning fear. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Edgar Allan Poe Collection is a classic of American literature reimagined for modern readers.

The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe Book

The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-06-17
  • Genre: Short stories, American
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 1420951505

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The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe Excerpt :

A collection of Edgar Allan Poe's horror and mystery stories.

Edgar Allan Poe Book
Score: 4
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Edgar Allan Poe


  • Author : Paul Collins
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544261877

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Edgar Allan Poe Excerpt :

Describes the personal and professional life of the master of the horror genre behind “The Raven,” including a discussion of his rocky relationship with his wealthy adoptive father and his time spent working as an editor and reviewer. 15,000 first printing.

Edgar Allan Poe Book
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Edgar Allan Poe


  • Author : Arthur Hobson Quinn
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 1997-11-25
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 10 : 0801857309

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Edgar Allan Poe Excerpt :

Renowned as the creator of the detective story and a master of horror, the author of "The Red Mask of Death," "The Black Cat," and "The Murders of the Rue Morgue," Edgar Allan Poe seems to have derived his success from suffering and to have suffered from his success. "The Raven" and "The Tell-Tale Heart" have been read as signs of his personal obsessions, and "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Descent into the Maelstrom" as symptoms of his own mental collapse. Biographers have seldom resisted the opportunities to confuse the pathologies in the stories with the events in Poe's life. Against this tide of fancy, guesses, and amateur psychologizing, Arthur Hobson Quinn's biography devotes itself meticulously to facts. Based on exhaustive research in the Poe family archive, Quinn extracts the life from the legend, and describes how they both were distorted by prior biographies. "

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe  Book
Score: 3.5
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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe


  • Author : James Russell Lowell
  • Publisher : Sagwan Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 590
  • ISBN 10 : 1376693410

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Excerpt :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Edgar Allan Poe  The Ultimate Collection Book

Edgar Allan Poe The Ultimate Collection


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2016-12-14
  • Genre: Horror tales, American
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781365611223

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Edgar Allan Poe The Ultimate Collection Excerpt :

Edgar Allan Poe: The Ultimate Collection includes every major work written by the master of the macabre, including The Fall of the House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Purloined Letter, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven and many more.

The Raven Book
Score: 4
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The Raven


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1898
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433069354276

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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book
Score: 3
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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307781406

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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Excerpt :

A new selection for the NEA’s Big Read program A compact selection of Poe’s greatest stories and poems, chosen by the National Endowment for the Arts for their Big Read program. This selection of eleven stories and seven poems contains such famously chilling masterpieces of the storyteller’s art as “The Tell-tale Heart,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and such unforgettable poems as “The Raven,” “The Bells,” and “Annabel Lee.” Poe is widely credited with pioneering the detective story, represented here by “The Purloined Letter,” “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue.” Also included is his essay “The Philosophy of Composition,” in which he lays out his theory of how good writers write, describing how he constructed “The Raven” as an example.

The Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe  Collins Classics  Book

The Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe Collins Classics


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : William Collins
  • Release Date : 2019-06-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0008329508

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The Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe Collins Classics Excerpt :

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'True! Nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them.' This ultimate collection of the infamous author's works includes 'The Raven', 'The Fall of the House of Usher' and 'The Tell-Tale Heart'. They focus on the internal conflict of individuals, the power of the dead over the living, and psychological explorations of darker human emotion. An American writer of fantastical, bizarre and sometimes disturbing short stories, Poe wrote in the first half of the nineteenth century. Preoccupied with delving into the darker reaches of the human psyche, Poe is inventor of the detective story and master of the macabre.

The Best of Poe Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Best of Poe


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Prestwick House Inc
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580493871

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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classic? includes a glossary and reader's notes to help the modern reader contend with Poe's allusions and complicated vocabulary.Edgar Allan Poe'his name conjures up thoughts of hearts beating long after their owners are dead, of disease and plague amid wealth, of love that extends beyond the grave, and of black ravens who utter only one word. The richness of Poe's writing, however, includes much more than horror, loss, and death.Alive with hypnotic sounds and mesmerizing rhythms, his poetry captures both the splendor and devastation of love, life, and death. His stories teem with irony and black humor, in addition to plot twists and surprise endings. Living by their own rules and charged with passion, Poe's characters are instantly recognizable'even though we may be appalled by their actions, we understand their motivations.The thirty-three selections in The Best of Poe highlight his unique qualities. Discover for yourself the mysterious allure and genius of Edgar Allan Poe, who remains one of America's most popular and important authors, even more than 150 years after his death.

The Portable Edgar Allan Poe Book
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The Portable Edgar Allan Poe


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-10-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440627248

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The Portable Edgar Allan Poe Excerpt :

The Portable Edgar Allan Poe compiles Poe's greatest writings: tales of fantasy, terror, death, revenge, murder, and mystery, including "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Masque of the Red Death," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," the world's first detective story. In addition, this volume offers letters, articles, criticism, visionary poetry, and a selection of random "opinions" on fancy and the imagination, music and poetry, intuition and sundry other topics. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Complete Tales and Poems Book

Complete Tales and Poems


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-07-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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A Collection of Stories Book

A Collection of Stories


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Aerie
  • Release Date : 1994-04-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466805712

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A Collection of Stories Excerpt :

This edition of Edgar Allan Poe's A Collection of Stories includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by S. T. Joshi. Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Poems and Essays Book

Poems and Essays


  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X006094994

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