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The fall of the House of Usher and other writings : poems, tales, essays and reviews

Author: Edgar Allan Poe; David D Galloway
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1967
Series: Penguin classics.
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As unquestioned master of the "grotesque", early 19th century writer Edgar Allan Poe is fully represented in this classic collection originally published under the title Selected Writings. David Galloway's introduction reveals Poe not only as a complex personality and one of America's most exotic writers, but also as an individual who engaged in an astonishing variety of interests.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Allan Poe; David D Galloway
ISBN: 0140432914 9780140432916
OCLC Number: 14916935
Description: 539 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Poems: Stanzas --
Sonnet-to science --
Al Aaraaf --
Romance --
To Helen --
Israfel --
City in the sea --
Sleeper --
Lenore --
Valley of unrest --
Raven --
Ulalume --
For Annie --
Valentine --
Annabel Lee --
Bells --
Eldorado --
Tales: Manuscript found in a bottle --
Ligeia --
Man that was used up --
Fall of the house of Usher --
William Wilson --
Man of the crowd --
Murders in the Rue Morgue --
Descent into the maelstrom --
Eleonora --
Oval portrait --
Masque of the red death --
Pit and the pendulum --
Tell-tale heart --
Gold-bug --
Black cat --
Purloined letter --
Facts in the case of Mr. Valdemar --
Cask of Amontillado --
Hop-fog --
Essays and reviews: Letter to B --
Georgia scenes --
Drake-Halleck review (excerpts) --
Watkins Tottle --
Philosophy of furniture --
Wyandotte --
Music --
Time and space --
Twice-told tales --
American drama (excerpts) --
Hazlitt --
Philosophy of composting --
Song-writing --
On imagination --
Veil of the soul --
Poetic principle (excerpts).
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Selected writings of Edgar Allan Poe
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by David Galloway.

Abstract:

As unquestioned master of the "grotesque", early 19th century writer Edgar Allan Poe is fully represented in this classic collection originally published under the title Selected Writings. David Galloway's introduction reveals Poe not only as a complex personality and one of America's most exotic writers, but also as an individual who engaged in an astonishing variety of interests.

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