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|Named Person:||Edgar Allan Poe|
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|Notes:||Reprint, with a new preface by the author.|
|Description:||234 pages : portrait ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||[1.] Aim and attainment : Poe's works ; His craftsmanship ; Best-known selections ; Autobiographical echoes ; Indebtedness to his times ; Literary models ; Development as a writer --
[2.] Theorist and technician : Esthetic principles in practice ; Metrics ; The journalist ; Book reviews ; Poe's readings ; Scope of his interests ; Stature as an essayist --
[3.] Renown and recognition : Precursor of decadence ; Poe's vogue in France ; Imitations in Spanish ; His position in Russia ; The German school ; British receptions ; American attitudes ; Poe triumphant --
[4.] Fable and fact : Legend of a poet ; Poe's own fabrications ; Gossip of the times ; Griswold's Poe ; British to the defense ; Conflicts and corrections ; Triumph of fact ; Death of a legend.
|Responsibility:||by Haldeen Braddy.|