The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales PDF by Edgar Allan Poe

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales PDF by Edgar Allan Poe

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales

Edgar Allan Poe s only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the problem of representing the truth It is an archetypal American story of escape from domesticity tracing a young man s rite of passage through a series of terrible brushes with death during a fateful sea voyage Inclu Edgar Allan Poe s only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the problem of representing the truth It is an archetypal American story of escape from domesticity tracing a young man s rite of passage through a series of terrible brushes with death during a fateful sea voyage Included are eight related tales which further illuminate Pym by their treatment of persistent themes fantastic voyages, gigantic whirlpools, and premature burials as well as its relationship to Poe s art and life.ContentsThe narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket 1838 MS found in a bottle 1833 Loss of breath 1832 Mystification 1837 How to write a Blackwood article Nov 1838 A descent into the maelstro m Apr 1841 The pit and the pendulum 1843The balloon hoax Apr 13, 1844 The premature burial Jul 31, 1844

Title : The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales
Author :  Edgar Allan Poe
Language : English
Isbn : 0192837710
Format : Paperback
Pages : 336 pages

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