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The Raven and Other Poems A Chilling, Thrilling Collection Of Edgar Allan Poe S Poetry, Introduced By Best Selling Author Philip PullmanThe Raven Annabel Lee Ulalume These Are Some Of The Spookiest, Most Macabre Poems Ever Written, Now Collected In This Chilling, Affordable Volume.Dreams Lake Sonnet To Science Alone Introduction To Helen Israfel Valley Of Unrest City In The Sea To One In Paradise Coliseum Haunted Palace Conqueror Worm Dream Land Eulalie Raven Deep In Earth To M.L.S Ulalume A Ballad Bells To Helen Whitman Dream Within A Dream For Annie Eldorado To My Mother Annabel Lee.


About the Author: Edgar Allan Poe

The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as The Tell Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher This versatile writer s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundreds of The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as The Tell Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher This versatile writer s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundreds of essays and book reviews He is widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern detective story and an innovator in the science fiction genre, but he made his living as America s first great literary critic and theoretician Poe s reputation today rests primarily on his tales of terror as well as on his haunting lyric poetry.Just as the bizarre characters in Poe s stories have captured the public imagination so too has Poe himself He is seen as a morbid, mysterious figure lurking in the shadows of moonlit cemeteries or crumbling castles This is the Poe of legend But much of what we know about Poe is wrong, the product of a biography written by one of his enemies in an attempt to defame the author s name.The real Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, 1809 Edgar was the second of three children His other brother William Henry Leonard Poe would also become a poet before his early death, and Poe s sister Rosalie Poe would grow up to teach penmanship at a Richmond girls school Within three years of Poe s birth both of his parents had died, and he was taken in by the wealthy tobacco merchant John Allan and his wife Frances Valentine Allan in Richmond, Virginia while Poe s siblings went to live with other families Mr Allan would rear Poe to be a businessman and a Virginia gentleman, but Poe had dreams of being a writer in emulation of his childhood hero the British poet Lord Byron Early poetic verses found written in a young Poe s handwriting on the backs of Allan s ledger sheets reveal how little interest Poe had in the tobacco business.Forinformation, please see



10 thoughts on “The Raven and Other Poems

  1. says:

    Who doesn t love Poe This one contains some of our favorite poems and I purchased it for my oldest daughter to read from our book club It contains some of the spookiest poems by Poe including our favorite for this time of year, The Raven, as well as oth...


  2. says:

    The Raven, Annabel Lee pure genius.


  3. says:

    Be nothing which thou art not.Overview 4 5 starsI don t read much of any poetry Apart from poems I ve read for school way back when , this is my first book of poetry I ve ever read I will be readingpoetry from now on as I thoroughly enjoyed this Poe is well known for the Raven, which everyone has heard at some point Even the Simpsons recited it during a tree house of horror episode His other w


  4. says:

    Not wild about poetry, not wild about horror but I love, love love these poems I m becoming a big Edgar Allan Poe fan completely by accident.


  5. says:

    I haven t read many collections of poetry, or single poems for that matter It is not something I gravitate to in my normal course of reading I just don t know how to embrace poetry Maybe it was a poor high school education that contributed to my utter lack of understanding things like meter, rhythm, iambic pentameter, and all that goes into creating a poem For me enjoying a poem has always been an impulse or


  6. says:

    genial.


  7. says:

    Some poems are really hard for me to understand unless I sit down, reread the lines twice and think hard Though there are some that are beautifully haunting and sad My favourite poems by him are the ones about his lost loves, those...


  8. says:

    I didn t like this book one because I don t like poems and second the plot lines for the poems were all mixed up and confusing.


  9. says:

    First published in the New York Evening Mirror in 1845, The Raven, is perhaps one of Poe s most well known poems.A talking raven visits a man tormented by the loss of his love, the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels named Lenore The Raven perches upon the man s chamber door and foretells he will never be reunited with his love, not even in death With each refrain of never the protagonist becomesandagitated until he finally succumb


  10. says:

    I thought this book was okay It was a good, short book to read This book is definitely not my favorite poetry book that I have read before, but it was an okay book.


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