Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Vintage Classics)

Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Vintage Classics)

Edgar Allan Poe


A new choice for the NEA’s enormous learn program

A compact number of Poe’s maximum tales and poems, selected by way of the nationwide Endowment for the humanities for his or her substantial learn program.

this feature of 11 tales and 7 poems includes such famously chilling masterpieces of the storyteller’s artwork as “The Tell-tale Heart,” “The Fall of the home of Usher,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and such unforgettable poems as “The Raven,” “The Bells,” and “Annabel Lee.” Poe is broadly credited with pioneering the detective tale, represented the following via “The Purloined Letter,” “The secret of Marie Roget,” and “The Murders within the Rue Morgue.”

additionally incorporated is his essay “The Philosophy of Composition,” within which he lays out his thought of ways stable writers write, describing how he built “The Raven” as an instance.

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