Selected Tales: Edgar Allan Poe (Oxford World's Classics Series) / Edition 2

Selected Tales: Edgar Allan Poe (Oxford World's Classics Series) / Edition 2

by Edgar Allan Poe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0192832247

ISBN-13: 9780192832245

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Edgar Allan Poe's Gothic tales have established themselves as classics of horror fiction, and as the inventor of the modern mystery, Poe created many of the conventions which still dominate the genre of detective fiction. Attentive to the historical and political dimensions of these very American tales, this new selection of twenty-four tales places the most

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Edgar Allan Poe's Gothic tales have established themselves as classics of horror fiction, and as the inventor of the modern mystery, Poe created many of the conventions which still dominate the genre of detective fiction. Attentive to the historical and political dimensions of these very American tales, this new selection of twenty-four tales places the most popular—"The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Masque of the Red Death," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," and "The Purloined Letter"—alongside less well-known travel narratives, metaphysical essays, and political satires.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192832245
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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