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The Portable Edgar Allan Poe

Poe, Edgar Allan (Book - 2006 )
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The Portable Edgar Allan Poe


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The first new edition of this landmark anthology since 1945 presents a more complicated, perverse, and culturally engaged Poe. Along with the author's familiar masterworks in poetry and fiction, this new Portable Poe includes satirical tales that reflect his critique of American culture.
Authors: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Title: The portable Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Books,, 2006
Characteristics: xxxviii, 628 p. ;,20 cm
Contents: Introduction by J. Gerald Kennedy
Chronology
Note on texts
Tales: Predicaments. MS. found in a bottle ; A descent into the maelström ; The masque of the red death ; The pit and the pendulum ; The premature burial ; The facts in the case of M. Valdemar
Bereavements. The assignation ; Berenice ; Morella ; Ligeia ; The fall of the House of Usher ; Eleonora ; The oval portrait
Antagonisms. Metzengerstein ; William Wilson ; The tell-tale heart ; The black cat ; The imp of the perverse ; The cask of Amontillado ; Hop-frog
Mysteries. The man of the crowd ; The murders in the Rue Morgue ; The gold-bug ; The oblong box ; A tale of the ragged mountains ; The purloined letter
Grotesqueries. The man that was used up ; The system of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether ; Some words with a mummy
Poems
Letters
Critical principles
Observations
Notes
Selected bibliographies
Summary: The first new edition of this landmark anthology since 1945 presents a more complicated, perverse, and culturally engaged Poe. Along with the author's familiar masterworks in poetry and fiction, this new Portable Poe includes satirical tales that reflect his critique of American culture.
Additional Contributors: Kennedy, J. Gerald
ISBN: 9780143039914
0143039911
Branch Call Number: FICTION Poe
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