Bloom's How to Write about Edgar Allan Poe

Bloom's How to Write about Edgar Allan Poe

by Susan Amper
     
 
Edgar Allan Poe revolutionized literature by inventing the modern detective story and horror genre with such immortal works as "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Fall of the House of Usher." He is also known for his haunting poetry, which includes the classics "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee."

Bloom's How to Write About Literature series is a

Overview

Edgar Allan Poe revolutionized literature by inventing the modern detective story and horror genre with such immortal works as "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Fall of the House of Usher." He is also known for his haunting poetry, which includes the classics "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee."

Bloom's How to Write About Literature series is a valuable resource for students writing essays on great works of literature. Each volume in the series contains dozens of sample paper topics and brief discussions of how to approach the topics. Each volume also contains a detailed general chapter on how to write and format a good essay and an introduction by Harold Bloom, who meditates on the challenges and rewards of writing about the volume's subject author. Bloom's How to Write About Literature series is an essential tool for all students and a useful aid for teachers.

About the Author:
Susan Amper is an associate professor of English at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791094884
Publisher:
Bloom's Literary Criticism
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Bloom's How to Write about Literature Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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