THE RAVEN by Edgar Allan Poe

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THE RAVEN by Edgar Allan Poe

11.99

168 Pages
©2012

Publisher: Fyfield Books
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An indispensable collection of the work of one of the 19th century’s most compelling and original poets, this comprehensive edition contains all of Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry and three most important essays. Reissued to coincide with the release of a major Hollywood film of the same title, it exposes Poe’s diversity and genius, from breathtakingly seductive beauty of “To Helen” to the claustrophobic horror of “The Raven.” Unique in that it features the poetry of a writer more famous for his fiction, this book proves that Poe’s work runs deeper than the American gothic genre.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is the poet of the night world, of the inexplicable, the uncanny. His poems do not analyse, they do not explain: they exist with the intensity of hallucinations. In the breathtakingly seductive beauty of ‘To Helen’ – ‘Like those Nicéan barks of yore, / that gently o’er a perfumed sea...’, or the claustrophobic horror of ‘The Raven’, Poe offers haunting alternative realities, as strange – and strangely familiar – as our dreams and nightmares.

Yet Poe was more than a poet of American gothic. He was translated by Baudelaire and Mallarmé, becoming a key figure in French Symbolism; he was an influential critic. This edition contains all Poe’s poetry and his three most important essays. With an introduction by the poet C.H. Sisson, it is an indispensable collection of the work of one of the nineteenth century’s most compelling and original poets.

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