Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography

Cooper Square, 1969 - 804页
Renowned as the creator of the detective story and a master of horror, the author of "The Red Mask of Death," "The Black Cat," and "The Murders of the Rue Morgue," Edgar Allan Poe seems to have derived his success from suffering and to have suffered from

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I found this biography to be an excellent description of Poe’s life. Not a student of American Literature or Poetry, I simply wanted to know about Poe beyond what I imagined having read only a few of ... 阅读完整评价

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My reactions to reading this biography in 2005. I believe this is still considered the definitive biography of Poe. And it is an excellent biography if you engaged in some sort of research project ... 阅读完整评价

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作者简介 (1969)

Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) is also the author of American Fiction: An Historical and Critical Survey and History of the American Drama. Shawn J. Rosenheim is an associate professor of English at Williams College. He is the author of The Cryptographic Imagination: Secret Writing from Edgar Allan Poe to the Internet, also available from Johns Hopkins.