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Edgar Allan Poe


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Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most original writers in the history of American letters, a genius who was tragically misunderstood in his lifetime. He was a seminal figure in the development of science fiction and the detective story, and exerted a great influence on Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, and Charles Baudelaire, who championed him long before Poe was appreciated in his own country. Baudelaire's enthusiasm brought Poe a wide audience in Europe, and his writing came to have enormous importance for modern French literature.
 
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Collections
Tamelane (poems) (1827)
Tamerlane and Other Poems (poems) (1827)
Poems (poems) (1831)
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)
The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe, No. 1 (1843)
The Raven and Other Poems (poems) (1845)
The Best Poems And Essays Of Edgar Allan Poe (poems) (1903)
Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1908)
Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane (poems) (1938)
The Complete Tales and Poems (1938)
Selected Stories and Poems (poems) (1951)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1956)
Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales (1960)
Tales of Mystery and Terror (1960)
Tales of Mystery (1963)
Great Tales of Horror (1964)
Selected Writings (1964)
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (poems) (1966)
Poe's Tales of Mystery and Terror (1967)
Selected writings of Edgar Allan Poe: Poems tales,essays and reviews (1967)
Fantastic Tales (1969)
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (1971)
Tales of Terror and Fantasy (1973)
A Collection of Stories (1974)
The Gold-Bug and Other Tales (1974)
The Short Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe (1976)
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe (1976)
Poetry and Tales (poems) (1978)
Selected Tales (1978)
Nursing Stories (1979) (with Monica Dickens, Richard Gordon, Ernest Hemingway, P D James, Rudyard Kipling and Leo Tolstoy)
Ghostly Tales and Eerie Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (poems) (1982)
Ten Great Mysteries by Edgar Allan Poe (1989)
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: v. 2 (2001)
Selected Poems (poems) (2002)
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: v. 3 (2002)
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: v. 1 (2003)
The Complete Illustrated Works of Edgar Allan Poe (2003)
Graphic Classics Volume 1 (2004)
Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe (2004)
Spirits of the Dead (2004)
Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (2004)
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (2004)
The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (2004)
Tales of Mystery and Madness (2004)
Edgar Allen Poe's Lost Tales (2006)
Great Tales and Poems (2009)
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Death and Dementia (2009)
Birds of Prey (2010) (with Julian Barnes, Richard Burton, Daphne du Maurier, Christopher Ondaatje and Salman Rushdie)
The Black Cat and the Ghoul (2011) (with Keith Gouveia)
A Classic Christmas Crime Collection (2015)
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Edgar Allan Poe
A Second Round of Tales (1926)
American Ghost Stories (1928)
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1st Series (1928)
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 2nd Series (1931)
A Century of Creepy Stories (1934)
A Century of Thrillers (1934)
The Mystery Book (1934)
A Century of Thrillers 2nd Series (1935)
The Great Book of Thrillers (1935)
A Century of Ghost Stories (1936)
The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries (1936)
American Detective Stories (1943)
The 2nd Pan Book of Horror Stories (1960)
Spine Chillers (1961)
The 3rd Pan Book of Horror Stories (1962)
The Vampire (1963)
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Black Tales (1965)
The Boris Karloff Horror Anthology (1965)
A Chamber of Horrors (1965)
Everyman's Book of Classic Horror Stories (1965)
The 2nd Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories (1966)
Beyond the Curtain of Dark (1966)
The Craft of Terror (1966)
Points of View (1966)
The Premature Burial and Other Tales of Horror (1966)
Terror! (1966)
Where Nightmares Are (1966)
The Evil People (1968)
Eleven Great Horror Stories (1969)
The Man Who Called Himself Poe (1969)
The 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories (1970)
The Freak Show (1970)
The Ghouls Book 1 (1971)
The Ghouls Book 2 (1971)
A Century of Horror (1971)
Great Tales of Terror from Europe and America Volume 2 (1972)
The Other Dimension (1972)
The 8th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories (1973)
The Nightmare Reader Volume 1 (1973)
Summoned from the Tomb (1973)
Kurt Singer's Gothic Horror Book (1974)
A Little Night Reading (1974)
Fear (1975)
The Masterpiece Library of Short Stories XIII: Russian, etc. and XIV: American (1976)
Classic Tales of Horror (1976)
Chamber of Horrors (1978)
Lost Worlds, Unknown Horizons (1978)
More Tales of Unknown Horror (1979)
Sixty-Five Great Tales of the Supernatural (1979)
The Giant Book of Horror Stories (1981)
Great Tales of Mystery and Suspense (1981)
Fifty Famous Detectives of Fiction (1983)
Stories of Crime and Detection (1983)
Black Water (1983)
Stories of Crime and Detection 2nd Series (1984)
Dark Company (1984)
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (1984)
Devilish Doings (1985)
Realms of Darkness (1985)
Great Short Stories of the World (1986)
Tales of the Dark (1987)
Horror Stories (1988)
The Book of Fantasy (1988)
Into the Mummy's Tomb (1989)
Tales of the Occult (1989)
Classic Ghost Stories II (1990)
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (1992)
The Mammoth Book of Vampires (1992)
Fantastic Tales (1993)
Young Blood (1994)
The Ascent of Wonder (1994)
Blood and Roses (1995)
Doubles, Dummies and Dolls (1995)
Bodies of the Dead (1995)
100 Tiny Tales of Terror (1996)
American Gothic Tales (1996)
Vampires, Wine and Roses (1997)
Dancing with the Dark (1997)
Time Machines (1997)
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats (1998)
     aka The Fantasy Hall of Fame
100 Hilarious Little Howlers (1999)
My Favorite Horror Story (2000)
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Short stories
The Bells
The Conqueror Worm
The Devil in the Belfry
Diddling Considered As One of the Exact Sciences
Eldorado
For Annie
Four Beasts in One: the Homo_Cameleopard
The Island of the Fay
Landor's Cottage
Lenore
The Raven
The Spectacles
Toby Dammit
Bon-Bon (1832)
Metzengerstein (1832)
MS. Found in a Bottle (1833)
The Assignation (1835)
Berenice (1835)
Hans Pfaall - A Tale (1835)
     aka The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall
King Pest (1835)
Morella (1835)
Shadow - A Parable (1835)
The Unparelleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall (1835)
Ligeia (1838)
Narrative of A Gordon Pym (1838)
The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion (1839)
The Fall of the House of Usher [short story] (1839)
Silence - A Fable (1839)
William Wilson (1839)
The Man of the Crowd (1840)
A Descent into the Maelstrom (1841)
Eleonora (1841)
Never Bet the Devil Your Head (1841)
Three Sundays in a Week (1841)
The Masque of the Red Death (1842)
The Mystery of Marie Roget (1842)
The Black Cat (1843)
The Gold-Bug (1843)
The Pit and the Pendulum (1843)
The Tell-Tale Heart (1843)
The Angel of the Odd (1844)
The Balloon Hoax (1844)
Dreamland (1844)
Mesmeric Revelation (1844)
Morning on the Wissahiccon (1844)
The Oblong Box (1844)
The Premature Burial (1844)
The Purloined Letter (1844)
A Tale of the Ragged Mountains (1844)
'Thou Art the Man' (1844)
The Colloquy of Monos and Una (1845)
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (1845)
The Imp of the Perverse (1845)
The Oval Portrait (1845)
The Power of Words (1845)
Some Words with a Mummy (1845)
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether (1845)
The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade (1845)
The Cask of Amontillado (1846)
The Sphinx (1846)
The Domain of Arnheim (1847)
Eureka: an Essay on the Material and Spiritual Universe (1848)
Hop-Frog (1849)
Mellonta Tauta (1849)
Von Kempelen and His Discovery (1849)
X-ing a Paragrab (1849)
The Lighthouse (1953) (with Robert Bloch)


Books about Edgar Allan Poe
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