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Edgar Allan Poe

1809–1849
Stories, poetry, novels, criticism
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Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840)

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841)

• The Raven and Other Poems (1845)

• "The Cask of Amontillado" (1846)

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• "The Man That Was Used Up" (1839)

• "The Fall of the House of Usher" (1839)

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841)

• "A Descent into the Maelstr—m" (1841)

• "The Pit and the Pendulum" (1842)

• "The Gold Bug" (1843)

• "The Tell-Tale Heart" (1843)

• "The Purloined Letter" (1844)

• "The Cask of Amontillado" (1844)

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• "The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall" (1835)

• "The Man That Was Used Up" (1839)

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque [SHOW] [HIDE]

First put the title aside. No one really knows what "tales of the grotesque and arabesque" means. Poe himself indicated he intended more than the usual.... more

The Murders in the Rue Morgue [SHOW] [HIDE]

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is often called the first detective story or the first modern murder mystery. It and the two sequels also featuring amateur.... more

Edgar Allan Poe

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First appearance of works in book form

1827

Tamerlane and Other Poems Ten poems

"Tamerlane", "Song", "Dreams", "Visits of the Dead (later known as "Spirits of the Dead")", "Evening Star", "Imitation", "Stanzas", "A Dream", "The Happiest Day", "The Lake""

1829

Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems Eight poems

"To the River—", "To —", "The bowers whereat, in dreams...", "To —", "Should my early life seem...", "Romance", "Fairy-Land", "To Science", "Al Aaraaf""

1831

Poems Eight poems

"To Helen"", "A Paean", "The Sleeper", "The City in the Sea", "The Valley of Unrest", "Israfel"

1838

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket Novel

1839

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque Twenty-five stories

"Morella", "Lionizing", "William Wilson", "The Man That Was Used Up—A Tale of the Late Bugaboo and Kickapoo Campaign", "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Duc de L'Omelette", "MS. Found in a Bottle", "Bon-Bon", "Shadow—A Parable", "The Devil in the Belfry", "Ligeia", "King Pest—A Tale Containing an Allegory", "The Signora Zenobia", "The Scythe of Time", "Epimanes", "Siope", "The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall", "A Tale of Jerusalem", "Von Jung", "Loss of Breath", "Metzengerstein", "Berenice", "Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling", "The Visionary", "The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion"

1843

The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe Two stories

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue"

1845

Tales Twelve stories

"The Gold-Bug", "The Black Cat", "Mesmeric Revelation", "Lionizing", "A Descent into the Maelstrom", "The Colloquy of Monos and Una", "The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion", ", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Mystery of Marie Roget", "The Purloined Letter", "The Man of the Crowd"

The Raven and Other Poems Eighteen poems

incl. "The Raven", "The Valley of Unrest", "Bridal Ballad", "The City in the Sea", "Eulalie", "The Conqueror Worm", "The Haunted Palace"

1848

Eureka: A Prose Poem Essay

1902

The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Poems, stories, essays

1948

The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe Letters

 

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