Tackling Poe: The Complete Works, Part 10

The tenth installment of Tackling Poe: The Complete Works continues a four-part review series of Edgar Allan Poe's poems. The collection I am reading from conveniently divides the poems into four categories (Poems of Later Life, Poems of Manhood, Poems of Youth, and Doubtful Poems) so I will be keeping the same separation. This time,…

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 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,…