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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

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Countless school children have recited the opening line of Poe's The Raven: "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary..." But Poe is valued not only for his poetry. He was also a prolific writer of short stories, the creator of two literary forms that readers everywhere enjoy--the detective story and the horror thriller.

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Special Features: Index, Chronology, Bibliography, Reading Poe Curriculum Strands: Literature

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-138) and index.

Table of Contents

Theater in the blood — A quick and clever boy — The teenager — Soldier and poet — In West Point, and out — Satire and science fiction — Editor, novelist, husband — Hoaxes and horrors — The first ever detective story — A popular lecturer — New York : the rich and the poor — "The raven" and fame — Death of the beloved — The last years — Chronology of Poe's life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761329107
Author:
Meltzer, Milton
Publisher:
Twenty-First Century Books (CT)
Location:
Brookfield, Conn.
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Authors, American -- 19th century.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Series:
American Literary Greats
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11.22x6.26x.60 in. 1.42 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Special Features: Index, Chronology, Bibliography, Reading Poe Curriculum Strands: Literature
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