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Works of Edgar Allen Poe

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ISBN-10: 0554217333

ISBN-13: 9780554217338

Edition: 2008

Authors: Edgar Allan Poe

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Includes Philosophy of Furniture A Tale of Jerusalem the Sphinx Hop Frog the Man of the Crowd Never Bet the Devil Your Head Thou Art the Man Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling and many other tales and poems.
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 268
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

There has never been any doubt about Poe's enormous literary significance, but, with regard to his ultimate artistic merit, there has been considerable disagreement. To some he is little more than a successful charlatan, whose literary performances are only a virtuoso's display of stunning, but finally shallow, effects. Others, however, are struck by Poe's profound probing of the human psyche, his philosophical sophistication, and his revolutionary attitude toward literary language. No doubt both sides of this argument are in part true in their assessments. Poe's work is very uneven, sometimes reaching great literary heights, at other times striking the honest reader as meaningless,…