The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe By Edgar Allan Poe

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One of the most original American writers, Edgar Allan Poe, shaped the development of both detective history and science fiction history. Some of his poems, "The Raven," "The Bells," "Annabel Lee," are still among the most popular in American literature. Poe's tales of the macabre still thrill readers of all ages. Here there are favorites known as "The Stolen Letter", "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Murders on Morgue Street", along with lesser-known masterpieces such as "The Devil of the Wicked," "The Narration of A Gordon Pym, "and" Ligeia ", which is now recognized as one of the first science fiction stories, a total of seventy-three stories in total, plus fifty-three poems and a generous sample of Poe's essays, critical and journalistic writings.Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the first American practitioners of the story and is considered the inventor of the genre of detective fiction. In addition, he is credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first known American writer to try to make a living writing alone, which resulted in a financially difficult li.

About the Author: Edgar Allan Poe himself published his first book, Tamerlane and other poems, in 1827. In 1830, Poe embarked on a career as a writer and began contributing to reviews and essays in popular periodicals. He also wrote sketches and short fiction and in 1833 he published his only complete novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. Over the next, five years he established himself as a short story-form teacher through the publication of "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Mask of the Red Death," "The Heart of Telling," and others well. - known works. In 1841, he wrote "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," generally considered the first modern detective story. The publication of The Crow and other poems in 1845 gave him additional fame as a poet.

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