Edgar Allan Poe (PHOENIX HARDBACK POETRY)

Edgar Allan Poe (PHOENIX HARDBACK POETRY)

by RichardGray (Editor), EdgarAllanPoe (Author), EdgarAllanPoe (Author), RichardGray (Editor), Edgar Allan Poe (Author), Richard Gray (Editor)

Synopsis

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Orphaned by the age of two, he was brought up by foster-parents. Following his expulsion from both the University of Virginia and West Point, he led a precarious existence as an editor, critic and writer. In 1844 his poem 'The Raven' caused a sensation, but after his wife's death in 1847 he drank heavily and died mysteriously in Baltimore.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Edition: Phoenix Ed
Publisher: Phoenix
Published: 26 Sep 2002

ISBN 10: 9780753814
ISBN 13: 9780753814086
Book Overview: 24 copy dumpbin, header and poster

Author Bio
Born Boston, Mass, 1809, d.1849. Deserted by his father, and his mother died when he was two. Raised by John Allan, a merchant, and his wife Frances. Published his first work, Tamerlaine and Other Poems, in 1827; The Raven and Other Poems was a Great success in 1845. His many stories are collected in Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Died of drink in Baltimore.