Edgar A. Poe: A Biography: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance

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HarperCollins, Nov 4, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 592 pages
From a Pulitzer-Prize winning biographer, the most revealing, fascinating, and important biography of one of our greatest literary figures.

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

Silverman doesn't seem to like Poe much. Poe's desperate poverty, his supporting a sick wife and her mother by writing alone, doesn't, to Silverman, really justify Poe's recycling of his early work ... Read full review

EDGAR A. POE: Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance

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An outstanding new biography by Silverman, whose The Life and Times of Cotton Mather (1983) won a Pulitzer Prize. Poe's stature as one of the ``founding fathers'' of American letters is so well ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Kenneth Silverman is a professor of English, a graduate advisor in American Civilization, co-director of The Biography Seminar at New York University, and an amateur magician. He lives in New York City.

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