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Edgar Allan Poe
By Harold Bloom (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Chelsea House Pub
Publication date February 1, 2002
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780791061732
ISBN-10 0791061736
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 9.50 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $35.00
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Presents biographical information along with critical analysis of the themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the author's works. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: -- A biographical and critical review of the world's most important writers-- A wealth of information on the writers that are most commonly read in high schools, colleges, and universitiesThe lives of the greatest writers of the world are explored in the series "Bloom's BioCritiques." In addition to a lengthy biography of important writers from Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare to J.D. Salinger and John Steinbeck, each book includes an extensive critical analysis of the writer's work, as well as critical views by important literary critics throughout history. The "Bloom's BioCritiques" series is edited by the preeminent literary critic of our time, Harold Bloom; these volumes are the perfect introduction to critical study of the important authors currently read and discussed in high schools, colleges, and graduate schools.-- User's guide-- Biography of the writer and chronology of his or her life-- An in-depth critical analysis of the writer, detailing style, important symbols, themes, and ideas in his or her major works-- Supporting critical essays from some of the world's leading critics-- A complete bibliography of the writer's works-- A list of critical works about the writer and his or her work-- An index of themes and ideas in the writer's workOften considered the founding father of horror, Poe lived a life full of depression and despair.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780791061732 Book cover for 9780791085677 Book cover for 9780791095560
 
With Harold Bloom | from Blooms Literary Criticism (February 28, 2012)
9781617530555 | details & prices | List price $45.00
from Chelsea House Pub (October 1, 2007); titled "Edgar Allan Poe: Edgar Allan Poe"
9780791095560 | details & prices | 202 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $45.00
About: Presents a collection of critical essays written in the nineteenth and early twentieth century about the American author and his works.
Updated edition from Chelsea House Pub (March 1, 2006)
9780791085677 | details & prices | 207 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $45.00
About: In a single, eye-opening volume, Edgar Allan Poe, Updated Edition presents complex critical analyses of this author's work.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Chelsea House Pub (February 1, 2002)
9780791061732 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Presents biographical information along with critical analysis of the themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the author's works.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780791078082
 
from Chelsea House Pub (September 30, 2003)
9780791078082 | details & prices | 155 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $26.60
About: Poe slife are the following, of which the first three were inspired by himself and published before his death: I.
Library
Book cover for 9780877546023
 
from Chelsea House Pub (January 1, 1985)
9780877546023 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $45.00
About: -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers

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