The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays, and Reviews

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Edited with an Introduction by David Galloway.

Author Biography:

A visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425474454
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/8/2005
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other WritingsChronology
Further Reading
A Note on the Text

Sonnet - To Science
Al Aaraaf
To Helen
The City and the Sea
The Sleeper
The Valley of Unrest
The Raven
For Annie
A Valentine
Annabel Lee
The Bells

MS. Found in a Bottle
The Man that was Used Up
The Fall of the House of Usher
William Wilson
The Man of the Crowd
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
A Decent into the Maelström
The Oval Portrait
The Masque of the Red Death
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Gold Bug
The Black Cat
The Purloined Letter
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
The Cask of Amontillado

Essays and Reviews
Letter to B—
Georgia Scenes
The Drake-Halleck Review (excerpts)
Watkins Tottle
The Philosophy of Furniture
Time and Space
Twice-Told Tales
The American Drama (excerpts)
The Philosophy of Composition
On Imagination
The Veil of the Soul
The Poetic Principle (excerpts)


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  • Posted January 8, 2009

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    The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Short Stories was a phenomenal book. It should receive four stars because it keeps you interested, it is very well written, and you feel like you are actually there in the story. The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Short Stories is one of Edgar Allan Poe¿s books of short stories. The stories are eerie, suspenseful, bizarre, and kind of repetitive. His stories are murder mysteries, or they are about characters with unnamed diseases that go crazy. The stories usually take place in New York City during the mid to late 1800s. <BR/> If you like Sherlock Holms, are interested in Psychology, or like to read about diseases then Edgar Allan Poe¿s short stories are for you. These stories are hard to comprehend on the account of his colorful vocabulary. So, Young Adults and Adults, this book is for you. Small children probably should not read his stories because of the gruesome things that occur in his stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2005

    Brilliant Read.

    I really loved this book everything is described in great detail and with great thought

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