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Complete Poems & Selected Essays Edgar Allan Poe

Complete Poems & Selected Essays

Edgar Allan Poe

Published August 15th 1993
ISBN : 9780460872614
Paperback
336 pages
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This book is part of the Everyman series which has been re-set with wide margins and easy-to-read type and includes a themed introduction, a chronology of the life and times of the author, a plot summary, annotated reading list and criticalMoreThis book is part of the Everyman series which has been re-set with wide margins and easy-to-read type and includes a themed introduction, a chronology of the life and times of the author, a plot summary, annotated reading list and critical response. This selection presents all of Poes poetry, and includes the less well known poems written before he was 20, among them To Helen, which Poe said was written in boyhood for the woman whose death caused him with half his heart to inhabit other worlds. The selected essays are illuminating in relation to Poes life and times.ContentsEssays and reviews. Letter to Mr. ̲̲--The philosophy of composition --The rationale of verse --The poetic principle --Georgia scenes --Fancy and imagination --Charles Dickens --Longfellow --Elizabeth Barrett Barrett --Nathaniel Hawthorne --From Marginalia.