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The Raven - a book by Poe, Edgar Allen

The Raven

The Raven( )
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
Editor: del Toro, Guillermo
Series title:Penguin Horror Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-312236-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

Edgar Allan Poe'swork, which defied convention, shocked readers, confounded critics, and awakened the genre of psychological horror. The selection of his writings appearing in The Raven- Tales and Poemsdemonstrates the astonishing power and imagination with which Poe probed the darkest corners of the human mind. 'The Fall of the House of Usher' describes the final hours of a family tormented by tragedy and the legacy of the past. In 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' a murderer's insane...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.733 x 8.424 x 1.092 Inches
Book Weight:1.025 Pounds
Author Biography
Poe, Edgar Allen (Author)
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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