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Edgar Allan Poe

Author: Brian Morton
Publisher: London : Haus Pub., 2010.
Series: Life & times (London, England); Modern library of biography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of poet Edgar Allan Poe, discussing how his works can be seen as shaping the idea of the American short story, as well as theories on the mystery of how he died.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Morton
ISBN: 9781905791521 1905791526
OCLC Number: 502287310
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 197 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: "Let me call myself, for the present" : Poe's early life, 1809-1811 --
"Not a spark of affection for us" : Poe and his foster family, 1811-20 --
"The most dissolute university of Europe" : Poe and further education, 1820-29 --
"A dream within a dream" : Poe's early work, 1829-31 --
"PS I am poor" : Poe and the literary life, 1831-6 --
"My darling little wifey" : Poe and Virginia, 1836-9 --
"Ill-conceived and miserably executed" : Poe as editor and critic, 1839-42 --
"Long intervals of horrible sanity" : Poe's short stories, 1842-44 --
"We peer into the abyss" : Poe's decline, 1844-6 --
"To the few who love me and whom I love" : Poe's later work, 1846-8 --
"I must die" : Poe's final year, 1848-49 --
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Series Title: Life & times (London, England); Modern library of biography.
Responsibility: Brian Morton.
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The United States was only two decades old when Edgar Allan Poe was born. He stands at the very beginning of American literature. This biography reveals one of the most important and influential  Read more...

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