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Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Critical Study
     

Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Critical Study

by Arthur Ransome
 

In this 1910 volume, Ransome examines the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe, in an attempt to “separate truth from tradition.” Ransome’s careful analysis of Poe’s life, work, and thought processes support his view that Poe’s tales and poetry were merely by-products of his unfinished search for a philosophy of life. An evocative

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In this 1910 volume, Ransome examines the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe, in an attempt to “separate truth from tradition.” Ransome’s careful analysis of Poe’s life, work, and thought processes support his view that Poe’s tales and poetry were merely by-products of his unfinished search for a philosophy of life. An evocative portrait of a pioneering writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454576
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
268
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Arthur Ransome (1884–1967) was an English writer and journalist. He became a reporter after the outbreak of World War I, covering the Eastern Front, and reported on Russia both before and after the Revolution. Though he is the author of at least thirty non-fiction books, he is best known for his children’s books, especially his Swallows and Amazons series, which is considered a classic of children’s literature.

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