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Ancient Mythology in Poe's novel 'Ligeia' (1838)

Context and themes

Edgar A. Poe’s short novel Ligeia was first published in September 1838 by The American Museum in Baltimore.1 Poe, who was always short of money, was given 10 dollars for the story. 594 more words


A Summary and Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Oval Portrait’

A reading of Poe’s classic short story

‘The Oval Portrait’ (1842) is one of the shortest tales Edgar Allan Poe ever wrote. In just a few pages, he offers a powerful story about the relationship between art and life, through the narrator’s encounter with the oval portrait of a young woman in a chateau in the Appenines. 817 more words


Nama-nama Nominasi Edgar Awards 2017 Sudah Diumumkan

Edgar Awards, sebuah penghargaan bagi insan creator kisah-kisah crime/mystery fiction yang dikembangkan oleh Mystery Writers of America telah bergulir selama tujuh dekade. Di tahun ini, penghargaan yang mengadopsi dari nama pencetus genre detektif pertama di dunia, Edgar Allan Poe telah mengumumkan para nominasinya. 792 more words


The Man of the Crowd (Philippe Cognée)

Large greyish, blueish, reddish canvases with muted hues: these are crowds –so we’re told. No border, no frame, what we see is only a fragment of an immensity that we assume stretches left and right, up and down, infinitely expanding maybe, like photos of clouds. 232 more words


Short story: Like a Flight of Ducks by Italo Calvino, from Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories.

Poem: The Village Street by Edgar Allan Poe, listened to throgh Librivox. 33 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

The Godfather of Horror

Lest you forget, I’m here to remind you that Edgar Allan Poe is the godfather of horror.