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Title:
Complete stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
Uniform Title:
Works. 1966
Publication Information:
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, [1966]

©1966
Physical Description:
ix, 821 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Tales of mystery and horror: Murders in the Rue Morgue -- Mystery of Marie Roget -- Black cat -- Gold-bug -- Ligeia -- Descent into the maelstrom -- Tell-tale heart -- Purloined letter -- Assignation -- MS found in a bottle -- William Wilson -- Berenice -- Fall of the house of Usher -- Cask of Amontillado -- Pit and the pendulum -- Tale of the ragged mountains -- Man of the crowd -- Morella -- "Thou art the man" -- Oblong box -- Conversation of Eiros and Charmion -- Metzengerstein -- Masque of the Red Death -- Premature burial -- Imp of the perverse -- Facts in the case of M. Valdemar -- Hop-Frog -- Humor and satire: System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether -- Literary life of Thingum Bob, Esq. -- How to write a Blackwood article -- Predicament -- Mystification -- Loss of breath -- Man that was used up -- Diddling -- Angel of the odd -- Mellonta Tauta -- Thousand-and-second tale of Scheherazade -- X-ing a paragrab -- Business man -- Tale of Jerusalem -- Sphinx -- Why the little Frenchman wears his hand in a sling -- Bon-bon -- Duc De L'Omelette -- Three Sundays in a week -- Devil in the belfry -- Lionizing -- Some words with a mummy -- Spectacles -- Four beasts in one -- Never bet the devil your head -- Flights and fantasies: Balloon-hoax -- Mesmeric revelation -- Eleonora -- Unparalleled adventure of one Hans Pfaall -- King pest -- Island of the Fay -- Oval protrait -- Domain of Arnheim -- Landor's cottage -- Power of words -- Colloquy of Monos and Una -- Shadow--a parable -- Silence--a fable -- Von Kempelen and his discovery -- Narrative of A. Gordon Pym of Nantucket -- Poem: Annabel Lee -- To my mother -- Hymn -- Valentine -- Fairy-land -- To Helen -- Isafel -- City in the sea -- Sleeper -- Lenore -- Valley of unrest -- Coliseum -- Sonnet to Zante -- Bridal ballad to ... -- Sonnet--silence -- Dream-land -- Eulalie--a song -- To F ... -- To F ... S S.O ... D -- Raven -- To M.L.S ... -- Ulalume -- To ... -- To Helen -- Enigman -- For Annie -- Bells -- Eldorado -- Dream within a dream -- Stanzas -- Dream -- "Happiest day, the happiest hour" -- Lake: To ... -- Sonnet--to science -- Al Aaraaf -- Romance -- To ... -- To the river ... -- To ... -- Tamerlane -- To ... -- Dreams -- Spirits of the dead -- Evening star -- Elizabeth -- Serenade -- Imitation -- Hymn to Aristogeiton and Harmodius -- Scenes from "Politian" -- Paean -- To Isadore -- Alone -- To one in paradise -- Edgar Allan Poe--a biographical note.
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ISBN:
9780385074070
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history.


Author Notes

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. In 1827, he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published. In 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. Over the next ten years, Poe would edit a number of literary journals including the Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia and the Broadway Journal in New York City. It was during these years that he established himself as a poet, a short story writer, and an editor. His works include The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Raven. He struggle with depression and alcoholism his entire life and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40.

(Bowker Author Biography)