Poems and Essays – Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe

This vintage book contains a complete collection of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems and essays. One of the most celebrated and seminal figures in American literary history, Poe wrote hundreds of short stories in the horror, mystery, fantasy, detective, and science fiction genres; and has been immortalised in time as the unparalleled master of the macabre. This volume of poems and essays would make for a worthy addition to any collection, and constitutes a must-have for fans of this most unique writer.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, editor, poet, and critic. Most famous for his stories of mystery and horror, he was one of the first American short story writers, and is widely considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre.

We are republishing this vintage text, Poems and Essays, in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.


Here, at edgarallanpoe.co.uk, you can find the best of this fantastic author’s novels, short stories, essays, and poems.

You can also find a biography of Edgar Allan Poe, along with some of his most famous quotes and loved poems.

Through republishing works such as ‘Poems and Essays’, it is hoped that the writing of this author of mystery and the macabre, can continue to delight – almost two centuries after its initial publication.