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The portable Edgar Allan Poe / edited with an introduction by J. Gerald Kennedy.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library PS 2602 .K46 2006 30775305496250 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0143039911
  • ISBN: 9780143039914
  • Physical Description: xxxviii, 628 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 623-628).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction by J. Gerald Kennedy -- Chronology -- Note on texts -- Tales: Predicaments. MS. found in a bottle ; A descent into the maelström ; The masque of the red death ; The pit and the pendulum ; The premature burial ; The facts in the case of M. Valdemar -- Bereavements. The assignation ; Berenice ; Morella ; Ligeia ; The fall of the House of Usher ; Eleonora ; The oval portrait -- Antagonisms. Metzengerstein ; William Wilson ; The tell-tale heart ; The black cat ; The imp of the perverse ; The cask of Amontillado ; Hop-frog -- Mysteries. The man of the crowd ; The murders in the Rue Morgue ; The gold-bug ; The oblong box ; A tale of the ragged mountains ; The purloined letter -- Grotesqueries. The man that was used up ; The system of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether ; Some words with a mummy -- Poems -- Letters -- Critical principles -- Observations -- Notes -- Selected bibliographies.
Summary, etc.:
The first new edition of this landmark anthology since 1945 presents a more complicated, perverse, and culturally engaged Poe. Along with the author's familiar masterworks in poetry and fiction, this new Portable Poe includes satirical tales that reflect his critique of American culture.
Subject: Short stories, American > 19th century.
Detective and mystery stories, American > 19th century.
Horror tales, American > 19th century.

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