Poe Knows: A Miscellany Of Macabre Musings

Poe Knows: A Miscellany Of Macabre Musings

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An illustrated wit-and-wisdom-style packaging of quotes and excerpts from the fiction and nonfiction of Edgar Allan Poe, organized by theme and presented in a lighter-than-Poe context.
This book will collect several hundred quotes and aphorisms from Poe’s poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Quotes will be organized in thematic chapter groupings, and each chapter will be prefaced with several introductory paragraphs that discuss Poe’s preoccupation with their subject matter in a lighter vein. Chapter subjects will include such themes as “Madness,” “Dreams,” “Revenge,” “Mortality,” and “Premature Burial.” Spot illustrations will be distributed through the text.