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Edgar Allan Poe Series: Short Stories Part Five

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Edgar Allan Poe is the first well known American writer who decided to live on his writings only. His short stories brought a kind of revolution in the world of short stories. In this series the readers will get the best of the short stories written by the master writer. His best known fiction works are Gothic, a genre he followed to appease the public taste. His most recurring themes deal with questions of death, including its physical signs, the effects of decomposition, concerns of premature burial, the reanimation of the dead, and mourning. Many of his works are generally considered part of the dark romanticism genre, a literary reaction to transcendentalism, which Poe strongly disliked. He referred to followers of the movement as "Frogpondians" after the pond on Boston Common. and ridiculed their writings as "metaphor-run mad," lapsing into "obscurity for obscurity's sake" or "mysticism for mysticism's sake."
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ISBN
9781105526053
Published
February 8, 2012
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
112.12 KB

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