Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance

Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance

by Kenneth Silverman

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Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance by Kenneth Silverman

From a Pulitzer-Prize winning biographer, the most revealing, fascinating, and important biography of one of our greatest literary figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060923310
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/23/2008
Series: Harper Perennial
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 227,830
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Silverman is a professor of English, a graduate advisor in American Civilization, co-director of The Biography Seminar at New York University, and an amateur magician. He lives in New York City.

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Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Grammanessa More than 1 year ago
Poe is one of the most enigmatic of American literary figures, hugely influential but inexplicably weird. Brief biographical sketches often make him appear to have been a narcissistic, drug-addicted pedophile. Silverman's books shows readers a more balanced picture, including the experiences that shaped this bizarre genius. An enlightening read for anyone who's read and admired his short stories and poetry.
Poe_Ho More than 1 year ago
I have read 4 Biographies on Edgar Allan Poe and this one is, by far, the best one! Great detail and fascinating to read. If you want to get to know the real Edgar Allan Poe, read this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good research, documented, and illuminating Poe's life. Only critique I would have to venture in accordance with Poe's columns in the media of the time would be the disjointed discourse of the writings and the add on disclosure of Poe's psych. troubled life.