The Conqueror Worm

The Conqueror Worm Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Conqueror Worm Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The Conqueror Worm” is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe about human mortality and the inevitability of death. It was first published separately in Graham’s Magazine in 1843, but quickly became associated with Poe’s short story “Ligeia” after Poe added the poem to a revised publication of the story in 1845. In the revised story, the poem is composed by the eponymous Read more

Ulalume

Ulalume Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Ulalume Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Ulalume” (/ˈuːləluːm/) is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1847. Much like a few of Poe’s other poems (such as “The Raven”, “Annabel Lee”, and “Lenore”), “Ulalume” focuses on the narrator’s loss of his beloved due to her death. Poe originally wrote the poem as an elocution piece and, as such, the poem is known for its focus on sound. Additionally, it Read more

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque Book By Edgar Allan Poe: Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of previously published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1840. It was published by the Philadelphia firm Lea & Blanchard and released in two volumes. The publisher was willing to print the collection based on the recent success of Poe’s story “The Fall of the House of Read more