Tackling Poe: The Complete Works, Part 7

And here we are for the seventh installment of Tackling Poe: The Complete Works. This segment will finally conclude all of Poe's short stories. As always, feel free to check out my Dictionary of Purple Prose to see new words I've adopted from his texts, or use any of the free resources linked below to…

Tackling Poe: The Complete Works, Part 6

I'm finally back after a very extended absence from reading this collection. (Shame on me!) I suffered a bit of burn-out halfway through this segment's offerings, but finally recovered enough to get back to it. I've planned out the rest of the blog series now. Tackling Poe: The Complete Works is going to be a…

Tackling Poe: The Complete Works, Part 4

Things are getting exciting in this fourth installment of Tackling Poe: The Complete Works. Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his Gothic horror, even if it wasn't perhaps his favorite genre to write. I'm particularly looking forward to writing this post, as The Pit and Pendulum was the very first Poe story I read,…

Tackling Poe: The Complete Works, Part 2

Time for the second installment of Tackling Poe! If you missed part one, you can check it out here. This time, we'll be looking at seven stories: "The Gold-Bug" "Four Beasts in One - The Homo-Cameleopard" "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" "The Mystery of Marie Roget" "The Balloon-Hoax" "Ms. Found in a Bottle" "The…