Metzengerstein Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Metzengerstein Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Metzengerstein: A Tale in Imitation of the German” was the first short story by American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe to see print. It was first published in the pages of Philadelphia’s Saturday Courier magazine, in 1832. The story follows the young Frederick, the last of the Metzengerstein family, who carries on a long-standing feud with the Berlifitzing family. Suspected of causing a Read more

The Cask of Amontillado Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Cask of Amontillado Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The Cask of Amontillado” (sometimes spelled “The Casque of Amontillado” [a.mon.ti.ˈʝa.ðo]) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey’s Lady’s Book. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city at carnival time in an unspecified year, is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him. Read more

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

Berenice Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Berenice Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Berenice” is a short horror story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the Southern Literary Messenger in 1835. The story follows a man named Egaeus who is preparing to marry his cousin Berenice. He has a tendency to fall into periods of intense focus during which he seems to separate himself from the outside world. Berenice begins to deteriorate from an unnamed disease Read more