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By Edgar Allan Poe, Gustave Doré

This most sensible 5 Classics illustrated version of Edgar Allan Poe's THE RAVEN includes:

• All 25 illustrations by way of Gustave Doré for Harper & Brothers' 1884 edition
• An informative Introduction
• a close Biography of Edgar Allan Poe
• The illustrated model and text-only model of the total poem

No poem has ever got the type of quick and overwhelming reaction that Poe's "The Raven" did while it first seemed within the big apple night reflect on January 29, 1845. It made Poe an in a single day sensation (though his nice status by no means introduced him a lot wealth) and the poem, a powerfully haunting elegy to misplaced love, continues to be essentially the most cherished and recognizable verses within the English language. The illustrations that accompany this most sensible 5 Classics variation are reproductions of the well known French artist Gustave Doré's steel-plate engravings created for Harper & Brothers' 1884 unencumber of THE RAVEN. it might be Doré's final fee as he died presently after finishing the 25 illustrations in January 1883. His illustrations might turn into well-known of their personal correct, evoking as they do the lyrical and mystical air of Poe's masterpiece.

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Ethan Frome and Selected Stories ISBN-13: 978-1-59308-090-7 ISBN-10:1-59308-090-5 eISBN : 978-1-411-43215-4 LC Control Number 2003113226 Š Produced and published in conjunction with: Fine Creative Media, Inc. 322 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10001 Š Michael J. 舡 The youngest of three children, Edith spent her early years touring Europe with her parents and, upon the family舗s return to the United States, enjoyed a privileged childhood in New York and Newport, Rhode Island. Edith舗s creativity and talent soon became obvious: By the age of eighteen she had written a novella, Fast and Loose (as well as witty reviews of it), and published poetry in the Atlantic Monthly.

Wharton traveled throughout Europe to encourage young authors. She also continued to write, lying in her bed every morning, as she had always done, dropping each newly penned page on the floor to be collected and arranged when she was finished. Wharton suffered a stroke and died on August 11, 1937. She is buried in the American Cemetery in Versailles, France. THE WORLD OF EDITH WHARTON AND ETHAN FROME 1862Edith Newbold Jones is born January 24 in New York City, the last of three children. 1870In Germany, Edith falls ill with typhoid fever and for a time hovers between life and death.

She modeled the property after an estate in England, and in 1902 she moved into the Mount, named after the home of a Revolutionary War ancestor. She returned there annually until 1908. As it was for Wharton, western Massachusetts had been a favorite vacation spot and summer retreat for artists, writers, and members of the intelligentsia since the early decades of the nineteenth century. In her autobiography, Wharton referred to the estate as 舠my first real home,舡 a place that offered an 舠escape to the real country舡 (Wharton, A Backward Glance, pp.

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