Poems and Essays on Poetry
Taylor & Francis, 2003 - 150 Seiten
"This edition contains all of Poe's poetry and his three most influential essays. The reader experiences Poe afresh as an original and challenging writer. C.H. Sisson sides with Baudelaire, Mallarmé and Valéry in recognising the haunting qualities of Poe's language. 'There is', Sisson writes in his introduction, 'a small handful of Poe's poems which are of a clarity and luminosity which make most of the poetry of the nineteenth century look muddy'"--Back cover.
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