By Beatriz González Moreno, Margarita Rigal Aragón
This day Edgar Allan Poe is a well known and very hot writer. whilst, 100 years in the past (1909), a bunch of Poe associates, fanatics and students acquired jointly on the college of Virginia to commemorate Poe’s start centenary, that they had to take action which will adjust the power misstatements of his previous biographers, and to right the unsettled judgment of his literary rank.
Now, in 2009, many Poe fanatics and students are amassing jointly once again to honour Poe at the moment centenary of his delivery. forms of occasions (theatrical and musical performances, booklet auctions, etc.) and educational meetings were celebrated on either side of the Atlantic, acclaiming Poe’s literary rank back. This quantity brings jointly quite a lot of students with various severe ways and succeeds in laying off new gentle on E. A. Poe at the get together of his Bicentenary. The e-book is equipped into 3 crucial sections; the 1st half specializes in the reception of Poe in nice Britain, France, and Spain; the second one revisits a few of Poe’s major legacies, resembling his tales of detection, the Gothic, and technology Fiction; and the 3rd bargains with the classy caliber of his narratives and likewise bargains an research of his paintings integrating textual content Linguistics in the broader learn of social discourses.