The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

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Overview

The classic EDGAR ALLAN POE poem 'The Raven' also includes 20 original illustrations by GUSTAVE DORÉ and a 'Comment on the Poem' by EDMUND C. STEDMAN. 'The Raven' delves into the hidden horrors of the human psyche. Originally published in 1845, the poem is narrated by a melancholy scholar brooding over Lenore, a woman he loved who is now lost to him. One bleak December at midnight, a raven with fiery eyes visits the scholar and perches above his chamber door. Struggling to understand the meaning of the word his winged visitant repeats -- "Nevermore!" -- the narrator descends by stages into madness...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940177649
Publisher: Independent Publishing
Publication date: 10/07/2014
Pages: 50
Sales rank: 411,943
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

Creator of the modern detective story, innovative architect of the horror genre, and a poet of extraordinary musicality, Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) remains one of America’s most popular and influential writers. His books of collected tales and poems brim with psychological depth, almost painful intensity, and unexpected — and surprisingly modern — flashes of dark humor and irony.

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