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This review is from: The Raven (Illustrated) (Top Five Classics Book 14) (Kindle Edition)
Although we are familiar with Poe's great short stories, this is the poem which made Edgar Allan Poe an international celebrity and household name. It was first published in 1845 in the New York Evening Mirror. This work combines a musical rhythm with a strong, repetitive rhyme scheme to create an unforgettable effect. Poe also makes liberal use of alliteration here, and the overall effect is a most memorable refrain.
This Kindle edition offers the reader both the illustrated and text-alone versions. Steel-plate engravings by the French painter/sculptor Gustave Dore are reproduced in the illustrated version, just as they appeared in the 1884 edition of The Raven published by Harper & Brothers.
To top it all off, an in-depth biography of Edgar Allan Poe is included at the end of the book.