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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 in Boston, the son of traveling actors. He published his first book of poems Tamerlane and Other Poems in 1827, followed by Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (which included "The Fall of the House of Usher") in 1839, but he did not achieve appreciable recognition until the publication of "The Raven" in 1845. He died in 1849.


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18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Edited by Vincent Price and Chandler Brossard
Dell | Paperback | April 1965
$6.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-32227-6 (0-440-32227-8)

A chilling compilation of some of Edgar Allen  Poe's best-loved stories, edited by Vincent Price and  Chandler Brossard and with an introduction by  Vincent Price, including:

The Black  Cat - The Fall of the House of Usher - The Masque  of the Red Death - The Facts in the Case of M.  Valdemar - The Premature Burial... Read more

The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Modern Library | Hardcover | September 1992
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-60007-7 (0-679-60007-8)

Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most original writers in the history of American letters, a genius who was tragically misunderstood in his lifetime. He was a seminal figure in the development of science fiction and the detective story, and exerted a great influence on Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules... Read more

Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Doubleday | Hardcover | August 1984
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-07407-0 (0-385-07407-7)

This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history.

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The Complete Stories
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Introduction by John Seelye
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | January 1993
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41740-8 (0-679-41740-0)

Edgar Allan Poe’s gift for the macabre–his genius in finding the strangeness lurking at the heart of things–was so extraordinary that he exerted a major influence on Baudelaire and French symbolism, on Freudian analysis, and also on the detective novel and the Hollywood movie. His psychologically profound stories of encounters with...

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Complete Tales & Poems
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1975
$18.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-71678-7 (0-394-71678-7)

All of the tales by the master of the detective and the macabre story. 53 of his best-known poems plus essays and criticisms. Read more

American 19th Century Literature
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, Herman Melville, Mark Twain and Edith Wharton
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | December 2010
$123.00/145.90(Canada) | 978-0-307-70083-4 (0-307-70083-6)

An extraordinary collection that features some of the most beloved stories in early American literature, ranging from tales of love and longing to those of personal transformation. With elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers, these classics are an essential for any home library.

Titles included:
The Age of... Read more

Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2009
$12.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47477-3 (0-307-47477-1)

A new selection for the NEA’s Big Read program

A compact selection of Poe’s greatest stories and poems, chosen by the National Endowment for the Arts for their Big Read program.

This selection of eleven stories and seven poems contains such famously chilling masterpieces of the storyteller’s art as... Read more

The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Introduction by Matthew Pearl
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | May 2006
$10.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-64342-5 (0-679-64342-7)

Edited and with an Introduction by Matthew Pearl
Includes “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt,” and “The Purloined Letter”
Between 1841 and 1844, Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre of detective fiction with three mesmerizing stories of a young French eccentric named C. Auguste Dupin... Read more

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Introduction by Jeffrey Meyers
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | May 2002
$9.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-76007-5 (0-375-76007-5)

After reading an 1836 newspaper account of a shipwreck and its two survivors, Edgar Allan Poe penned his only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, the story of a stowaway on a Nantucket whaleship who finds himself enmeshed in the dark side of life at sea: mutiny, cannibalism... Read more

Poe: Poems
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Edited by Peter Washington
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1995
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-44505-0 (0-679-44505-6)

Poe's poems have been memorized and recited by millions. Among his best-loved works are "The Raven" with its hypnotic chant of "nevermore, " and the sensuous and lyrical "Annabel Lee." This collection includes all of Poe's most popular rhymes. Read more

The Raven and the Monkey's Paw
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Edith Wharton, Saki, Charles Dickens and O. Henry
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$15.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75216-2 (0-375-75216-1)

The third in the Modern Library's series of original compilations, The Raven and the Monkey's Paw is a collection of classic tales and poems to engage our fear-seeking senses. The beauty of these stories and poems lies in their readability: ideal for sharing aloud around the campfire or for a quick... Read more

The Tell-Tale Heart
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Bantam Classics | Paperback | February 1983
$5.95/7.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-21228-0 (0-553-21228-1)

Edgar Allan Poe remains the unsurpassed master of works of mystery and madness in this outstanding collection of Poe's prose and poetry are sixteen of his finest tales, including "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "William... Read more