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Book Information: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840) [Collection]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Poe's first collection of fiction, originally printed in two volumes. It was printed late 1839 but dated 1840.

Contents:
Volume I

  • Preface
  • Morella
  • Lionizing
  • William Wilson
  • The Man that Was Used Up
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • The Duc de l'Omelette
  • Ms. Found in a Bottle
  • Bon-Bon
  • Shadow
  • The Devil in the Belfry
  • Ligeia
  • King Pest
  • The Signora Zenobia
  • The Scythe of Time

Volume II

  • Epimanes
  • Siope
  • Hans Phaall
  • A Tale of Jerusalem
  • Von Jung ["Mystification"]
  • Loss of Breath
  • Metzengerstein
  • Berenice
  • Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling
  • The Visionary
  • The Conversation of Erios and Charmion
  • Appendix [A note on "Hans Phaall"]

Original title: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHorror


The following works are contained within this one:
     Metzengerstein (1832) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Loss of Breath (1832) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     MS. Found in a Bottle (1833) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Berenice (1835) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Bon-Bon (1835) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Lionizing (1835) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     King Pest (1835) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Ligeia (1838) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Fall of the House of Usher, the (1839) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Conversation of Eiros and Charmion, the (1839) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     William Wilson (1839) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Man that Was Used Up, the (1839) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Devil in the Belfry, the (1839) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Edition #1: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Philadelphia

Pages: 471

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