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

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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.

This collection includes "Four Beasts in One", "William Wilson", The Tell-Tale Heart", and many others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780192832245
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 5/28/1998
  • Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 337
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David Van Leer is Professor of English and American Literature at the University of California, Davis.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Note on the Text
Select Bibliography
A Chronology of Edgar Allan Poe
MS. Found in a Bottle 3
Berenice 13
Morella 21
Ligeia 26
The Man that was Used Up 40
The Fall of the House of Usher 49
William Wilson 66
The Man of the Crowd 84
The Murders in the Rue Morgue 92
Eleonora 123
The Masque of the Red Death 129
The Pit and the Pendulum 135
The Mystery of Marie Roget 149
The Tell-Tale Heart 193
The Gold-Bug 198
The Black Cat 230
A Tale of the Ragged Mountains 239
The Purloined Letter 249
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether 266
The Imp of the Perverse 283
The Cask of Amontillado 289
The Domain of Arnheim 296
Hop-Frog 310
Von Kempelen and his Discovery 319
Explanatory Notes 326
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