Saturday, November 20, 2010

Edgar Allan Poe A to Z

Edgar Allan Poe A to Z
by Dawn B. Sova [818 qPoeYs]

This is a marvelous encyclopedia to all things Poe, whether you're looking for information about Poe stories, both well-known and obscure, or you're looking for the real-world people who had influences on Poe's life and writings. This over-sized paperback volume features extensive biographic and bibliographic entries, as well as numerous black and white illustrations. Appendixes at the back of this book include a Poe Timeline, a complete chronology of Poe's writings, and a very detailed bibliography of additional works about Poe. This isn't a work to just sit down and read for pleasure, but it's a very handy reference guide, with well-written (though sometimes brief) articles about Poe, his world and and his works. -- recommended by Scott C - Bennett Martin Public Library

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