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Fall of the House of Usher, the (1839) [Short Story]
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A visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.

First published in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, September 1839.
Slightly revised for the collection Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, 1840.
Reprinted in additional magazines and journals:
Bentley’s Miscellany, August 1840;
Boston Notion, 5 September 1840;
Oquawka Spectator, Part I: 23 August 1848, Part II: 30 August 1848.

Original title: The Fall of the House of Usher
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorPsychological Horror
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Tales by Edgar A. Poe (1845) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Collection of Short Stories, a (1913) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Björnstjerne Björnson , Robert Louis Stevenson , Guy de Maupassant , Frank R. Stockton
     Mystery Book, the (1934) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Charles Dickens , Agatha Christie , Ambrose Bierce , Daniel Defoe , Arthur Conan Doyle , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , Dorothy L. Sayers , Walter Scott , H. G. Wells , Wilkie Collins , Robert Louis Stevenson , O. Henry , Ernest Bramah , Freeman Wills Crofts , Joseph Smith (J.S.) Fletcher , Walter de la Mare , Max Beerbohm , G.D.H. Cole , Margaret I. Cole , Stacy Aumonier , Morley Roberts , Charles Lamb
     Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, the (1938) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Edgar Allen Poe: Selected Prose, Poetry, and Eureka (1950) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Eight Tales of Terror (1961) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Edgar Allan Poe: Greenwich Unabridged Library Classics (1981) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Dark Descent, the (1987) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Stephen King , Charles Dickens , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , Edith Nesbit , Edith Wharton , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Tanith Lee , Thomas M. Disch , Algernon Blackwood , Ramsey Campbell , Robert W. Chambers , Charles L. Grant , Fritz Leiber , Robert Bloch , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Joyce Carol Oates , Gene Wolfe , Flannery O'Connor , Michael Bishop , Manly Wade Wellman , Joanna Russ , Karl Edward Wagner , John Collier , Ivan Turgenev , Michael Shea , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Dennis Etchison , Walter de la Mare , Lucy Lane Clifford , Fitz-James O'Brien , Robert Aickman , Russell Kirk , Oliver Onions , Robert Hichens
     Oxford Book of Gothic Tales, the (1992) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Arthur Conan Doyle , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Edith Nesbit , Ellen Glasgow , Eudora Welty , Thomas Hardy , Patrick McGrath , Clark Ashton Smith , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Joyce Carol Oates , Jorge Luis Borges , Isak Dinesen , Isabel Allende , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Ray Russell , Angela Carter , Bret Harte , George Washington Cable , Alejandra Pizarnik , Frederick Cowles , F.M. (Flora MacDonald) Mayor , Marcel Schwob , J. Wadham , Petrus Borel , Isaac Crookenden , Richard Cumberland , Anna Laetitia Aiken
     Selected Tales (1994) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Selected Tales (1998) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Treasury of the Fantastic, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Emily Dickinson , Ambrose Bierce , George Gordon Byron , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , John Keats , Edith Nesbit , Mary Shelley , Alfred Tennyson , Mark Twain , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Virginia Woolf , William Butler Yeats , Lord Dunsany , Algernon Blackwood , Robert W. Chambers , Kenneth Grahame , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Washington Irving , A.E. Housman , Samuel Taylor Coleridge , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. W. Jacobs , James Hogg , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Walter de la Mare , Christina Rossetti , Lucy Lane Clifford , Max Beerbohm , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Kenneth Morris , Margaret Oliphant , William Austin , Edward Lear , Richard Middleton , I. A. Ireland

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