Edgar Allan Poe (70 livres)

(18091849)

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Edgar Allan Poe was an American poet, short story writer, playwright, editor, critic, essayist and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of the macabre and mystery, Poe was one of the early American practitioners of the short story and a progenitor of detective fiction and crime fiction. He is also credited with contributing to the emergent science fiction… (plus)

 

The Tell-Tale Heart

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It follows an unnamed narrator who insists on his sanity after murdering an old man with a "vulture eye". The murder is carefully...

The Raven

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Raven" is a narrative poem by the American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe. It was published for the first time on January 29, 1845, in the New York Evening Mirror. Noted for its musicality, stylized language...

The Fall of the House of Usher

de Edgar Allan Poe

The tale opens with the unnamed narrator arriving at the house of his friend, Roderick Usher, having received a letter from him in a distant part of the country complaining of an illness and asking for his comfort.

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been claimed as the first detective story; Poe referred to it as one of his "tales of ratiocination"....

The Pit and the Pendulum

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Pit and the Pendulum" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842. The story is about the torments endured by a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, though Poe skews historical...

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

de Edgar Allan Poe

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of previously-published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1840.

The Cask of Amontillado

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado") is a short story, written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book. The story is set...

The Masque of the Red Death

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death", is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid...

The Black Cat

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Black Cat" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post. It is a study of the psychology of guilt, often paired in analysis with...

The Purloined Letter

de Edgar Allan Poe

"The Purloined Letter" is a short story by American author Edgar Allan Poe. It is the third of his three detective stories featuring the fictional C. Auguste Dupin, the other two being "The Murders in the Rue...

A Descent into the Maelström

de Edgar Allan Poe

Inspired by the Moskstraumen, it is couched as a story within a story, a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - "You suppose me a...

The Gold-Bug

de Edgar Allan Poe

Set on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, the plot follows William Legrand, who was recently bitten by a gold-colored bug. His servant Jupiter fears Legrand is going insane and goes to Legrand's friend, an unnamed...

The Devil in the Belfry

de Edgar Allan Poe

In an isolated town called Vondervotteimittis (wonder-what-time-it-is), the punctilious inhabitants seem to be concerned with nothing but clocks and cabbage. This methodical, boring and quiet little borough...

The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade

Mesmeric Revelation

Shadow

The Mystery of Marie Rogêt

The Angel of the Odd

A Tale of the Ragged Mountains

The Imp of the Perverse

The Assignation

Berenice

Some Words with a Mummy

Never Bet the Devil Your Head

The Power of Words

A Tale of Jerusalem

The Oval Portrait

A Predicament

The Premature Burial

The Business Man

The Man of the Crowd

The Domain of Arnheim

Eleonora

The Sphinx

The Oblong Box

The Colloquy of Monos and Una

Bon-Bon

Silence

The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar

MS. Found in a Bottle

The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

The Balloon-Hoax

The Island of the Fay

Hop-Frog

Four Beasts in One

Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling

X-ing a Paragrab

King Pest

Diddling Considered as One of the Exact Sciences

The Spectacles

The Man That Was Used Up

The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall

How to Write a Blackwood Article

The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion

Mystification

The Landscape Garden

Thou Art the Man

William Wilson

Loss of Breath

Ligeia

The Journal of Julius Rodman

Three Sundays in a Week

Landor's Cottage

Von Kempelen and His Discovery

The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq.

Morella

Lionizing

Metzengerstein

The Duc de L'Omelette

Mellonta Tauta

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