The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Volume 8 – Criticisms

This is the eighth volume of “The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe”, containing a collection of Poe’s critical essays.

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.  Contents include: “William Ellery Channing”, “J. Fenimore Cooper”, “R. G. Horne”, “Amelia Welby”, “Elizabeth Barrett Barrett”, “William W. Lord”, “Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House”, “Mr. Longfellow and Other Plagiarists”, “Mr. Longfellow, Mr. Willis, and the Drama”, “Elizabeth Gilmore Simms”, and others.

We are republishing this vintage text, The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Volume 8, in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.


Here, at, 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 ‘The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Volume 8’, 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.