Edgar Allan Poeby Harold Bloom
Edgar Allan Poe's eerie stories and poems continue to captivate readers to this day. He not only wrote such gothic classics as "The Raven," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Fall of the House of Usher," he also lived a haunted life worthy of one of his tales. This volume features fascinating critical essays from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that offer a well-rounded historical look at Poe and his timeless works.
Meet the Author
One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.
- New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
- Date of Birth:
- July 11, 1930
- Place of Birth:
- New York, New York
- B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955
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