Literary Theory and Criticism

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Courier Corporation, 1 janv. 1999 - 193 pages
This essential anthology of Poe's critical works features items from the Southern Literary Messenger, Graham's Magazine, and other periodicals, reviewing works by Dickens, Hawthorne, Cooper, and many others. The Theory of Poetry — consisting of "The Philosophy of Composition," "The Rationale of Verse," and "The Poetic Principle" — appears as well. Introduction.
 

Table des matières

I
v
II
1
III
9
IV
26
V
33
VI
42
VII
57
VIII
64
X
84
XI
100
XII
111
XIII
125
XIV
162
XV
169
XVI
174
Droits d'auteur

IX
74

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À propos de l'auteur (1999)

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. In 1827, he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published. In 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. Over the next ten years, Poe would edit a number of literary journals including the Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia and the Broadway Journal in New York City. It was during these years that he established himself as a poet, a short story writer, and an editor. His works include The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Raven. He struggle with depression and alcoholism his entire life and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40.

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