Poe's Short Stories
NoteseBook - 1980
Edgar Allan Poe is celebrated as the genius of the gothic horror story. Emphasizing the grotesque, the mysterious, the desolate, and the horrible, he arouses fear in readers. He is the champion of storytelling that gives us a nervous sense of the ghostly and the supernatural. CliffsNotes Poe's Short Stories takes you inside the mind of this one-of-a-kind American author. Consider his place in the Romantic movement and examine his critical theories with the insightful essays in this book. In-depth critical commentaries cover the following stories: "The Fall of the House of Usher" "Ligeia" "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" "The Purloined Letter" "The Tell-Tale Heart" "The Black Cat" "The Cask of Amontillado" "William Wilson" "The Pit and the Pendulum" "The Masque of the Red Death"
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : Cliffs Notes, 1980.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (70 p.)