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Poems of Edgar Allan Poe




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Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780486818504
Published: February 2018

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.Born in Boston, he was the second child of two actors. His father abandoned the family in 1810, and his mother died the following year. Thus orphaned, the child was taken in by John and Frances Allan, of Richmond, Virginia. Although they never formally adopted him, Poe was with them well into young adulthood. Tension developed later as John Allan and Edgar repeatedly clashed over debts, including those incurred by gambling, and the cost of secondary education for the young man. Poe attended the University of Virginia for one semester but left due to lack of money. Poe quarreled with Allan over the funds for his education and enlisted in the Army in 1827 under an assumed name. It was at this time his publishing career began, albeit humbly, with an anonymous collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827), credited only to "a Bostonian". With the death of Frances Allan in 1829, Poe and Allan reached a temporary rapprochement. Later failing as an officer's cadet at West Point and declaring a firm wish to be a poet and writer, Poe parted ways with John Allan. In this book:PoemsThe RavenAnnabel Lee.A Dream within a dreamThe sleeperSpirits of the DeadThe Valley of UnrestTo The RiverThe Haunted PalaceFor AnnieEldoradoDream-LandThe Conqueror WormThe City in the SeaThe bellsAloneUlalumeTo HelenA ValentineAn enigmaTo Frances.. OsgoodEulalieTo Marie Louise (Shew)To Marie Louise (Shew 2)The city in the sea.Bridal BaladLeonoreTo one in the ParadiseThe ColiseumThe haunted PalaceSilenceDream-LandHymTo ZanteScenes from "Politian"An unpublished dramaAl AaraafDreamsEvening StarFairy-Land"The Happiest Day"The LakeRomance"Sancta Maria!"SerenadeSilenceUlalumeA ValentineThe Valley of UnrestSonnet -- To ScienceSongSpirits of the DeadStanzasTamerlaneTo...To..(2).To F...To F--s S. O--dTo M...To Marie Louise (Shew)To M. L. S.To My MotherTo HelenTo Helen (2)To One DepartedTo One in ParadiseTo the RiverTo Zante"In the Greenest of the Valleys" (From The Fall of the House of Usher)(To Isaac Lea)To Miss Louise Olivia HunterTo One in ParadiseAn AcrosticDeep in EarthThe Divine Right of KingsEpigram for Wall StreetImpromptu. To Kate CarolIsrafelLines on AleA P├ŽanImitation

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780486818504
Published: February 2018

Number of pages: 256
Width: 14 mm
Height: not specified
Depth: 21.6 mm

Publisher: not specified

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