Without warning, without any preliminary fanfare of trumpets, a book has now appeared that towers above others of its kind, a book in which resourceful scholarship and a lucid gift of expression are happily joined. I wish I could recapture all I have recklessly said in praise of other books and concentrate it here.(Books)
Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) is also the author of American Fiction: An Historical and Critical Survey and History of the American Drama. Shawn J. Rosenheim is an associate professor of English at Williams College. He is the author of The Cryptographic Imagination: Secret Writing from Edgar Allan Poe to the Internet, also available from Johns Hopkins.
The research that Arthur Hobson Quinn did on this book is mind boggling. All his conclusions of Poe are based on contemporaneous writings of people who knew the author, and even... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Janice Galassi
Excellent condition. My husband will be so happy.
We visited Poe's house in Phili and became
inspired to learn more about him. Merry Christmas
if you agree alot with the title you would love this book.Before copyright laws and respectability for writers,authors unless they were connected with money would literally peddle... Read morePublished on August 11, 2006 by Douglas E. Libert
This is the best biography about Edgar Allan Poe I have ever seen. Meticulous and clear, Arthur H. Quinn take us to the real world that E.A. Read morePublished on December 29, 2000 by David Garcia Pascual