Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe, AtoZ Classics

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The works of American author Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) include many poems, short stories, and one novel. His fiction spans multiple genres, including horror fiction, adventure, science fiction, and detective fiction, a genre he is credited with inventing.These works are generally considered part of the Dark romanticism movement, a literary reaction to Transcendentalism.Poe's writing reflects his literary theories: he disagreed with didacticism and allegory.Meaning in literature, he said in his criticism, should be an undercurrent just beneath the surface; works whose meanings are too obvious cease to be art.Poe pursued originality in his works, and disliked proverbs.He often included elements of popular pseudosciences such as phrenology and physiognomy.His most recurring themes deal with questions of death, including its physical signs, the effects of decomposition, concerns of premature burial, the reanimation of the dead, and mourning. Though known as a masterly practitioner of Gothic fiction, Poe did not invent the genre; he was following a long-standing popular tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788827506295
Publisher: A to Z Classics
Publication date: 10/25/2017
Sold by: StreetLib SRL
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Wonderfully versatile as an author and best known for his disturbing tales of terror, Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) holds a venerable place in the history of American literature.

Table of Contents

Das Gut zu Arnheim, Mellonta Tauta, Die Sphinx, Berenice, Der Duc de l'Omelette, Das Fass Amontillado, Der entwendete Brief, Du hast's getan, Eleonora, Die Feeninsel, Hopp-Frosch, Der Geist des Bösen, Der Goldkäfer, Das verräterische Herz, Der schwarze Kater, Die längliche Kiste, Landors Landhaus, Liebe auf den ersten Blick, Ligeia, Der Mann in der Menge, Der Lügenballon, Der Doppelmord in der Rue Morgue, Das Geheimnis von Marie Rogets Tod, Hinab in den Maelström, Morella, Das ovale Portrait, Schatten, Das System des Dr. Teer und Prof. Feder, Schweigen, Die Maske des Roten Todes, Das Stelldichein, Die Scheintoten, König Pest, Der Fall Valdemar, Wassergrube und Pendel, Das Manuskript in der Flasche, Die unvergleichlichen Abenteuer eines gewissen Herrn Pfaall, Drei Sonntage in einer Woche, Die 1002te Nacht der Scheherazade, Der Löwe, Bon-Bon , Der verlorene Atem, Vier Tiere in einem, Eine Geschichte aus Jerusalem, Wie man einen Blackwoodartikel schreibt, Der Teufel im Glockenstuhl, Der Mann, der aufgerieben wurde, Eine Fopperei

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Guest More than 1 year ago
Edgar Allan Poe was a master at macabre. He is whom all horror/suspense writers today hope to be, myself included.
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AnniebbSK More than 1 year ago
Just started it but it looks great.
imajinaria More than 1 year ago
Well, it finally arrived after 6 weeks (based on my previous orders, it usually only take 3 weeks).  I didn't know that it would come without a wrapping or something. By the time i received it, the pages little bit bent, the dust jacket kind of scratched, the edges of the book is also a little bit bent, there's a little tearing at the last page of the book.  But it still a good collection overall. Looking forward to reading this.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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