Edgar Allan Poe : his life and legacy
|Format:||Print Book 2000|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This biography of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), a giant of American literature who invented both the horror and detective genres, is a portrait of extremes: a disinherited heir, a brilliant but exploited author and editor, a man who veered radically from temperance to rampant debauchery, and an agnostic who sought a return to religion at the end of his life. Acclaimed biographer Jeffrey Meyers explores the writer's turbulent life and career, including his marriage and multiple, simultaneous romances, his literary feuds, and his death at an early age under bizarre and troubling circumstances.
Poe, Edgar Allan,
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York :Cooper Square Press,2000
|Edition||1st Cooper Square Press ed.|
"An unabridged republication of the edition published in New York in 1992"--T.p. verso.
xii, 348 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -337) and index.
|ISBN||0815410387 (alk. paper)