Everything Guide to Edgar Allan Poe by Shelley Costa Bloomfield
Look inside with Google Book Preview
"Everything" Guide to Edgar Allan Poe
By Shelley Costa Bloomfield

The "Everything" Guide to Edgar Allan Poe

The Life, Times, and Work of a Tormented Genius

By (author) See other recent books by Shelley Costa Bloomfield
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $29.95
Your Price: $26.96 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.35 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Everything Guide to Edgar Allan Poe by Shelley Costa Bloomfield

Book Description

Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most prolific American writers of all time. The genius son of itinerant actors who died young and left him an orphan, Poe suffered greatly - as much at his own hands as those of Fate. Yet tragedy never stopped him from writing: poems, short stories, literary journalism. He created an entire genre - the detective story - a contribution so great that the most prestigious writing award for crime fiction, given each year by the Mystery Writers of America, bears his name.Poe's unique storytelling makes him one of the most popular "literary writers"; he's the one author students don't need to be encouraged to read in literature classes the world over. His cult following continues to grow; today, there are thousands of literary societies, fan clubs and web sites devoted to him and his work. And he's captured the imagination of countless writers and filmmakers.Poe led a life as epic as one of his poems. In "The Everything Edgar Allan Poe Book", readers will learn all the deepest secrets that haunted this tortured writer - and ultimately drove him to an early death.

Buy "Everything" Guide to Edgar Allan Poe book by Shelley Costa Bloomfield from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781598695274
ISBN-10: 1598695274
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Adams Media Corporation
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about "Everything" Guide to Edgar Allan Poe book by Shelley Costa Bloomfield and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Shelley Costa Bloomfield

Veteran writer and professor Shelly Costa Bloomfield teaches writing and literature at the Cleveland Institute of Art. A noted scholar of suspense and mystery fiction, Dr. Bloomfield has also published several short stories in that genre herself. She earned her doctorate in English at Case Western Reserve University - with a dissertation called The Brief and Crowded Hour; Studies in Narrative Suspense in the Work of Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, and James. Dr. Costa lives in Ohio.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Shelley Costa Bloomfield close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close