Edgar Allan Poe: Poems and Poetics

Edgar Allan Poe: Poems and Poetics

by Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Wilbur
     
 
One of America's most admired living poets revisits an American original. Richard Wilbur explores the philosophical depth of verse more widely noted for its macabre and gothic surfaces and uniquely matches the whole canon of Poe's mature poetry with a judicious selection of essays and stories that illuminate his poetic goals.

Overview

One of America's most admired living poets revisits an American original. Richard Wilbur explores the philosophical depth of verse more widely noted for its macabre and gothic surfaces and uniquely matches the whole canon of Poe's mature poetry with a judicious selection of essays and stories that illuminate his poetic goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931082518
Publisher:
Library of America
Publication date:
10/13/2003
Series:
American Poets Project
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,290,327
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Wilbur is a former poet laureate of the United States and has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. His most recent volume of poems is Mayflies (2000).

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