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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (Paperback - 2009)
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Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.

The melancholy, brilliance, passionate lyricism, and torment of Edgar Allen Poe are all well represented in this collection. Here, in one volume, are his masterpieces of mystery, terror, humor, and adventure, including stories such as The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, The Masque of the Red Death, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, and The Pit and the Pendulum, and his finest lyric and narrative poetry—The Raven and Annabel Lee, to name just a few—that defined American romanticism and secured Poe as one of the most enduring literary voices of the nineteenth century.

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Authors: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Statement of Responsibility: Edgar Allan Poe ; supplementary materials written by Charles Brower
Uniform Title: Works. Selections. 2009
Title: Great tales and poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2009, c2007
Edition: Simon & Schuster pbk. ed
Characteristics: xxvi, 406 p. ; 18 cm.
Notes: "Includes detailed explanatory notes, an overview of key themes, and more"--Cover
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-406)
Contents: Tales: Tell-tale heart
Cask of Amontillado
Black cat
Ligeia
Masque of the red death
Fall of the House of Usher
Murders in the Rue Morgue
Purloined letter
Gold-bug
MS found in a bottle
Descent into the Maelstrom
Pit and the pendulum
William Wilson ; Poems: Raven
Lenore
To Helen
Ulalume
Bells
Annabel Lee
To
Valley of unrest
City in the sea
Sleeper
Dream within a dream
Dream-land
Dreams
Silence
Eldorado
Israfel
For Annie
Sonnet, To science
Dream
To
Romance
Spirits of the dead
To Helen
Evening star
Alone
Subject Headings: Fantasy literature, American
Topical Term: Fantasy literature, American
Additional Contributors: Brower, Charles
ISBN: 9781416534761
1416534768
Branch Call Number: 818 Poe
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