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The Work of Edgar Allan Poe

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Poe's source of happiness was writing poetry , but he also raised the short-story to an art form and was one of the first to write detective stories. His dark, gothic tales of mystery and imagination had heavy influence on the modern thriller.

NOTE: Dates in brackets stand for the edition featured in this collection and are the same as given on the respective title pages. They are not necessarily identical to the year of first publishing - information about this topic will be presented in the Bibliography.
If not stated otherwise in the end note of each document, texts are derived from the Univ. of St. Louis Electronic Editions.


 

Poetry

Al Aaraaf (1829) - 24KB
Alone (1830) - 1KB
An Enigma (1848) - 1KB
Annabel Lee (1849) - 3KB
The Bells (1849) - 6KB
Bridal Ballad (1837) - 2KB
The City In The Sea (1831) - 3KB
The Coliseum (1833) - 3KB
The Conqueror Worm (1843) - 2KB
A Dream (1827) - 1KB
A Dream Within A Dream (1827) - 2KB
Dreamland (1844) - 3KB
Dreams (1827) - 2KB
Eldorado (1849) - 2KB
Elizabeth (1850) - 1KB
Eulalie (1845) - 2KB
Evening Star (1827) - 2KB
Fairy-Land (1829) - 2KB
For Annie (1849) - 5KB
The Happiest Day, The Happiest Hour (1827) - 2KB
The Haunted Palace (1839) - 3KB
Hymn (1835) - 1KB
Israfel (1831) - 3KB
The Lake. To -- (1827) - 1KB
Lenore (1831) - 2KB
The Raven (1845) - 11KB
Romance (1829) - 1KB
Serenade (1850) - 2KB
The Sleeper (1831) - 3KB
Song (1827) - 1KB
Sonnet- To Science (1829) - 1KB
Sonnet- To Zante (1837) - 1KB
Spirits Of The Dead (1827) - 2KB
Stanzas (1827) - 3KB
Tamerlane (1827) - 13KB
To -- (1830) - 1KB
To -- -- (1829) - 2KB
To F-- (1835) - 1KB
To F--S S. O--D (1835) - 1KB
To Helen (1831) - 1KB
To Helen (1848) - 4KB
To M-- (1830) - 1KB
To M.L.S. (1847) - 1KB
To My Mother (1849) - 1KB
To One In Paradise (1834) - 2KB
To The River -- (1829) - 1KB
Ulalume (1847) - 6KB
A Valentine (1846) - 2KB
The Valley Of Unrest (1831) - 2KB


 

Prose

 

Articles

Criticism (1850) - 16KB
The Daguerreotype (1840) - 4KB
Marginalia (1844-49) - 38KB
 

Long Tales

The Gold-Bug (1843) - 82KB
Hans Phaall (1850) - 110KB
The Murders In The Rue Morgue (1841) - 81KB
The Mystery Of Marie Roget - A Sequel To "The Murder In The Rue Morgue" (1850) - 118KB
The Narrative Of Arthur Gordon Pym Of Nantucket (1850) - 16KB
 

Short-Stories

The Angel Of The Odd- An Extravaganza (1850) - 22KB
The Assignation (1834) - 28KB
The Balloon-Hoax (1850) - 31KB
Berenice (1835) - 19KB
The Black Cat (1843) - 23KB
Bon-Bon (1850) - 37KB
The Business Man (1850) - 21KB
The Cask Of Amontillado (1846) - 15KB
The Colloquy Of Monos And Una (1850) - 22KB
The Conversation Of Eiros And Charmion (1850) - 13KB
A Descent Into The Maelstrom (1841) - 39KB
The Devil In The Belfry (1850) - 20KB
Diddling - Considered As One Of The Exact Sciences (1850) - 24KB
The Domain Of Arnheim (1850) - 37KB
The Duc De l'Omlette (1850) - 9KB
Eleonora (1850) - 14KB
The Facts In The Case Of M. Valdemar (1845) - 22KB
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (1839) - 44KB
Four Beasts In One- The Homo-Cameleopard (1850) - 18KB
Hop-Frog Or The Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs (1850) - 22KB
How To Write A Blackwood Article (1850) - 23KB
The Imp Of The Perverse (1850) - 14KB
The Island Of The Fay (1850) - 12KB
King Pest - A Tale Containing An Allegory (1835) - 29KB
Landor's Cottage - A Pendant To "The Domain Of Arnheim" (1850) - 29KB
The Landscape Garden (1850) - 22KB
Ligeia (1838) - 37KB
Lionizing (1850) - 12KB
Literary Life Of Thingum Bob, Esq. - Late Editor Of The Goosetherumfoodle - By Himself (1850) - 46KB
Loss Of Breath - A Tale Neither In Nor Out Of "Blackwood" (1850) - 29KB
The Man Of The Crowd (1850) - 21KB
The Man That Was Used Up - A Tale Of The Late Bugaboo And Kickapoo Campaign (1850) - 23KB
The Masque Of The Red Death (1842) - 14KB
Mellonta Tauta (1850) - 33KB
Mesmeric Revelation (1850) - 23KB
Metzengerstein (1850) - 22KB
Morella (1850) - 13KB
Morning On The Wissahiccon (1850) - 12KB
Ms. Found In A Bottle (1833) - 24KB
Mystification (1850) - 19KB
Never Bet The Devil Your Head - A Tale With A Moral (1850) - 23KB
The Oblong Box (1850) - 27KB
The Oval Portrait (1850) - 8KB
The Pit And The Pendulum (1842) - 35KB
The Power Of Words (1850) - 9KB
A Predicament (1838) - 21KB
The Premature Burial (1850) - 33KB
The Purloined Letter (1845) - 43KB
Scenes From Politian (1835) - 41KB
Shadow- A Parable (1850) - 6KB
Silence - A Fable (1837) - 8KB
Some Words With A Mummy (1850) - 38KB
The Spectacles (1850) - 57KB
The Sphinx (1850) - 11KB
The System Of Dr. Tarr And Prof. Fether (1850) - 41KB
Tale Of Jerusalem (1850) - 9KB
A Tale Of The Ragged Mountains (1850) - 24KB
The Tell-Tale Heart (1843) - 12KB
"Thou Art The Man" (1850) - 35KB
The Thousand-And-Second Tale Of Scheherazade (1850) - 47KB
Three Sundays In A Week (1850) - 15KB
Von Kempelen And His Discovery (1850) - 17KB
Why The Little Frenchman Wears His Hand In A Sling (1850) - 14KB
William Wilson (1839) - 47KB
X-Ing A Paragrab (1850) - 15KB
 

Detective

The Murders In The Rue Morgue (1841) - 81KB
The Mystery Of Marie Roget - A Sequel To "The Murder In The Rue Morgue" (1850) - 118KB
The Purloined Letter (1845) - 43KB
 

Horror

Berenice (1835) - 19KB
The Cask Of Amontillado (1846) - 15KB
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (1839) - 44KB
The Masque Of The Red Death (1842) - 14KB
Morella (1850) - 13KB
The Oblong Box (1850) - 27KB
The Oval Portrait (1850) - 8KB
The Pit And The Pendulum (1842) - 35KB
The Premature Burial (1850) - 33KB
Von Kempelen And His Discovery (1850) - 17KB

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