von Edgar Allan Poe
19.1. 1809, Boston (Massachusetts) 7.10. 1849 Baltimore (Maryland)
Schriftsteller, Kritiker, Literaturtheoretiker, Lyriker Edgar Allan Poe
|"The boundaries which
divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the
one ends and where the other begins?" The Premature
many of my productions terror has been the thesis, I maintain that terror is
not of Germany, but of the soul"
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. Preface
| "Thou wretch!thou
vixen!thou shrew!" said I to my wife on the morning after our wedding;
"thou witch!thou hag!thou whippersnapperthou sink of
iniquity!thou fiery-faced quintessence of all that is
Loss of Breath. A Tale Neither in nor out of "Blackwood", 1835 "Loss of Breath"
Pierre Bon-Bon had his failingsand what great man has not a
thousand?if Pierre Bon-Bon, I say, had his failings, they were failings
of very little importancefaults indeed which, in other tempes, have often
been looked upon rather in the light of virtues."