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The Raven (Le Corbeau) (Illustrated + FREE audiobook link + Active TOC) [NOOK Book]

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"The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in January 1845. It is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow descent into madness. The lover, often identified as being a student, is lamenting the loss of his love, Lenore. Sitting on a bust of Pallas, the raven seems to further instigate his distress with its constant repetition of the word "Nevermore". The poem makes use of a number of folk and classical references.

Poe claimed to have written the poem very logically and methodically, intending to create a poem that would appeal to both critical and popular tastes, as he explained in his 1846 follow-up essay "The Philosophy of Composition". The poem was inspired in part by a talking raven in the novel Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty by Charles Dickens. Poe borrows the complex rhythm and meter of Elizabeth Barrett's poem "Lady Geraldine's Courtship", and makes use of internal rhyme as well as alliteration throughout.

"The Raven" was first attributed to Poe in print in the New York Evening Mirror on January 29, 1845. Its publication made Poe widely popular in his lifetime, though it did not bring him much financial success. Soon reprinted, parodied, and illustrated, critical opinion is divided as to the poem's status, though it remains one of the most famous poems ever written. (Wikipedia)

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012639394
  • Publisher: ngims Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 6 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

    It's not a book! Psychological and emotional torture for the narrator.

    Why are people calling this a book? It is one of the most famous of American poems. It is grim psychological study of the narrator's tortured state of mind. He has lost his wife and tries desperately to imagine that she will return from the dead. It is self-torrture because he knows in the deepest recess of his soul that she will not return (Nevermore). Many Biblical and mythical allusions that need to be researched and the overdone alliteration is a blsst to read over and over: uupon the pallid bust of Pallas. This was Poe's first commercisl success, if my literary history serves me correctly. And written in Phila.

    22 out of 31 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2013

    Read this poem!

    I love this poem. I read it in class and it was very amuzing. It is about a man whose wife, Lenore, has died. While in his chamber (another word for bed) at night, he hears tapping at his door. This causes him to go a little crazy each time. Every time he opens his door, he sees nothing. Read the poem to find out the rest!
    I rate this poem 5 stars. It has an phenomanol word choice and flows very excellently.
    I hope this review is helpful! :~)

    14 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2012

    Amazing

    If you enjoy scary classics this is the poem to read.

    12 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2014

    Love it

    My 8th grade class read this and it was quite suspenceful. I wanted to get it and found for free here. It also is quoted in Thriller by Michal Jackson. I really like Poe's work.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2013

    Ugh!

    Please don't bother. It is badly formatted. The poem itself is great, it is just this particular version that sucks. Google "edgar allen poe the raven" and you will find a better version. 0 stars!

    6 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 22, 2013

    Highly recommended!!!

    Classic Poe work. Great read!

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    Great.

    This is my all time favorite poem, it is a greay attention grabber I can read this poem a million times and still not get tired o it and keep rereading it.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2014

    :)

    I love this poem! I highly recommend getting this and if you are not familiar with Edgar Allan Poe, I recommend reading his other poems and short stories as well. :D

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2012

    Wow

    :) :) :)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2014

    This book is super scary lolz

    I heart this but it is scary

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2014

    True review

    I am a huge fan of classic book from Mr.Poe..and this one -i have to say- is the best one out of all of the books i read...it just catches my eye how poetic this book is...he can fluently rhyme too!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    Love This

    I absolutely love this poem. The plot is fasinating, with the narrator begging a raven that keeps it's perch above his chamber door to let him forget his beloved Lenore, and just pleading the raven to leave. I especially liked that, at the last line of each stanza, was a short line, each with the same amount of syllables, that ended with the syllable "more." And you can't forget to mention, the ryming was FLAWLESS. I reccoment this to anyone in search of something slightly dismal to read, but be warned: Even I had to read tthis twice to make all the syallables come together as verses.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 19, 2012

    This book is kind of wierd. He talks about a raven just hanging

    This book is kind of wierd. He talks about a raven just hanging out on the door of his chamber just staring at him through the doorway. It's kind of scary just having a bird named Nevermore chilling on your door until you come out.

    2 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    The raven

    Doing edgar allen poe in my daughters LA class, also read the tell-tale heart, cask of amontiago and pit and a pendulm!!!
    Love it such a good read!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2011

    Great

    This is a well written story of love.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2014

    Ok

    Some ends do not make sense. I read the whole thing in less than a hour.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 28, 2014

    Edgar Allan Poe.. What more can I say?

    I love this classic!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2014

    Amazimg

    It is a really good poem,we read this in 8th grade

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2014

    Quality

    Edgar is the greatest poet around; he writes in unbeileveable quality. Rather than a typical poet, his poems have sentitmental meaning. Thanks, Edgar, for showing us a grand poem.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2014

    The best poem i ever read

    This is the best poem i ever read

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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