Synopses & Reviews
A fully revised collection of Poe's work
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -666).
About the Author
'Edgar Allan Poe
(1809 &1849) was born in Boston, the son of impoverished actors. He reached the peak of his fame with the publication of \"The Raven\" in 1845.
J. Gerald Kennedy is William A. Read Professor of English at Louisiana State University.'