Edgar Allan Poe [NOOK Book]

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This is a fresh, up-to-date, critical reappraisal of the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe.
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Edgar Allan Poe

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Overview

This is a fresh, up-to-date, critical reappraisal of the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe.
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Editorial Reviews

Virginia Magazine - Yvette R. Piggush
"This [book] fills the significant need for a well-researched, short biography of Edgar Allan Poe that is useful to both scholars and general readers. . . . Hayes has produced an excellent short biography that students, scholars, and Poe's many fans will all find to be an accurate and illuminating introduction to the author's life and work."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861897060
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/16/2011
  • Series: Critical Lives
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,205,081
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Kevin J. Hayes is a professor of English at the University of Central Oklahoma. His previous books include Poe and the Printed Word, The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allan Poe, and The Road to Monticello: The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 The Contest

2 The Birth of a Poet

3 The Gothic Woman

4 Making a Name

5 From Peeping Tom to Detective

6 The Tourist’s Gaze

7 The Narrow House

8 The Most Noble of Professions

References

Selected Bibliography

Acknowledgements

Photo Acknowledgements

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