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A Queda da Casa de Usher Edgar Allan Poe Boston, Balti, Um Dos Mais Fascinantes Escritores Americanos E Um Dos Que Maior Influ Ncia Exerce Na Literatura Europeia De Esp Rito Atormentado, Desenvolveu O Gosto Pelo Misterioso E Pelo Macabro, Criando Uma Obra Profundamente Original, Precursora Da Literatura Fant Stica E Do Romance Policial Contempor Neo Da Sua Obra, Destaque Para O Poema O Corvo , O Romance A Narrativa De Arhur Gordon Pym E In Meros Contos, Como A Queda Da Casa De Usher , Um Dos Mais Conhecidos Este Livro Descreve Os Derradeiros Dias De Dois Sobreviventes De Uma Prestigiada Fam Lia, Oprimida Pela Doen A E Pelo Legado Funesto Dos Seus Antepassados Sob A Atmosfera Sombria Da Casa De Usher, Poe Conduz Nos Pelos Mais Obscuros Recantos Da Mente Humana, Revelando Toda A Sua Not Vel Destreza Narrativa E Mostrando Por Que Raz O Considerado Um Mestre Da Narrativa Breve


About the Author: Edgar Allan Poe

The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as The Tell Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher This versatile writer s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundreds of essays and book reviews He is widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern detective story and an innovator in the science fiction genre, but he made his living as America s first great literary critic and theoretician Poe s reputation today rests primarily on his tales of terror as well as on his haunting lyric poetry.Just as the bizarre characters in Poe s stories have captured the public imagination so too has Poe himself He is seen as a morbid, mysterious figure lurking in the shadows of moonlit cemeteries or crumbling castles This is the Poe of legend But much of what we know about Poe is wrong, the product of a biography written by one of his enemies in an attempt to defame the author s name.The real Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, 1809 Edgar was the second of three children His other brother William Henry Leonard Poe would also become a poet before his early death, and Poe s sister Rosalie Poe would grow up to teach penmanship at a Richmond girls school Within three years of Poe s birth both of his parents had died, and he was taken in by the wealthy tobacco merchant John Allan and his wife Frances Valentine Allan in Richmond, Virginia while Poe s siblings went to live with other families Mr Allan would rear Poe to be a businessman and a Virginia gentleman, but Poe had dreams of being a writer in emulation of his childhood hero the British poet Lord Byron Early poetic verses found written in a young Poe s handwriting on the backs of Allan s ledger sheets reveal how little interest Poe had in the tobacco business.Forinformation, please see



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  1. says:

    There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart an unredeemed dreariness of thought which no goading of the imagination could torture into aught of the sublime What was it I paused to think what was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of the House of Usher A gothic house that instantly made me think of the House of Usher.When our narrator has been summoned to the bedside of his sick friend Roderick Usher, he finds a household overcast with gloom If an environment can pe There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart an unredeemed dreariness of thought which no goading of the imagination could torture into aught of the sublime What was it I paused to think what was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of the House of Usher A gothic house that instantly made me think of the House of Usher.When our narrator has been summoned to the bedside of his sick friend Roderick Usher, he finds a household overcast with gloom If an environment can permeate a soul with melancholy and fear, then the House of Usher is a detriment to all who enter Our narrator begins to feel the effects almost immediatelyI felt that I breathed an atmosphere of sorrow An air of stern, deep, and irredeemable gloom hung over and pervaded all Roderick is suffering from numerous illnesses, all undiagnosable in the 1800s This story predates the modern psychology that eventually is able to put a name to those illnesses hyperesthesia, hypochondria, and severe anxiety This trilogy of maladies can start to erode the ability of the mind to reason His twin sister Madeline is also sick and is frequently discovered sleepwalking or really somethinglike death walking The atmosphere is beginning to wear on our narrator as well He likes Roderick and enjoys composing songs, writing poetry, and painting pictures with him, but even as they manage to ignore the malaise of their circumstances for a few hours, the melancholy is always lurking to reassert itself on their senses An atmosphere which had no affinity with the air of heaven, but which had reeked up from the decayed trees, and the gray wall, and the silent tarn a pestilent and mystic vapor, dull, sluggish, faintly discernible, and leaden hued He begins to feel uneasy all the time and is beginning to believe that Roderick is not afraid of a sickness producing paranormal, but is actually, justifiably afraid of something real, but unknowable Our imaginations can always conjure up worse horrors than those we can actually see Illustration by Harry Clarke whose work is often mistakenly attributed to Aubrey BeardsleyWhen Madeline dies, things begin to unravel Our narrator finds himself helping Roderick to take her down in the family tombs Madeline appearsalive in death than she did in life Her cheeks are even rosy Roderick insists that they screw down the coffin lid.Let s just say the story ends with a bang I recently started reading the Robert McCammon book Usher s Passing and realized that it has been a long time since I d read the Edgar Allan Poe story that was the inspiration for that novel I ve always enjoyed the ripe symbolism that is always a characteristic of a good Poe story The reader experiences this growing uneasiness as the story unspools Poe seemingly effortlessly conveys this sense of impending doom When I was breaking sentences down to see how Poe was doing this, I realized that it wasn t effortless, but masterful Another awesome illustration from Harry ClarkeI liked Poe even before I discovered that I shared a birthday January 19th with him He was appreciated in his timeby the French than he was by the Americans I ve seen it mentioned several times where American travelers to Europe expressed their bafflement at being asked about this American writer who they had never heard of On some late night, when you are having trouble sleeping, read a story or two of Poe and notice the psychological impact he starts to have on you as your eyes dart around the room at what sounded like a creaking floorboard or your skin crawls at the screech of an owl that may have been the last scream of a woman ensnared If you wish to seeof my most recent book and movie reviews, visit also have a Facebook blogger page at


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    Perhaps the perfect story for the COVID 19 quarantine I say this for two reasons.First The lengthThis story can be consumed in one sitting At a time when I am struggling to focus on reading, getting in and getting out of a story quickly is perfect for my current attention span Also, I decided to listen to this one As part of keeping myself healthy during this time of isolation at home, I have been trying to get some fresh air by going for a walk at lunch I was able to start and finish this Perhaps the perfect story for the COVID 19 quarantine I say this for two reasons.First The lengthThis story can be consumed in one sitting At a time when I am struggling to focus on reading, getting in and getting out of a story quickly is perfect for my current attention span Also, I decided to listen to this one As part of keeping myself healthy during this time of isolation at home, I have been trying to get some fresh air by going for a walk at lunch I was able to start and finish this entire story over the course of one walk It felt like an accomplishment, and I needed that for my reading morale.Second The plotThe story of this book focuses on a man who has been in isolation for an extended period of time and is deteriorating into madness The house in the story represents the stability, view spoiler and eventual collapse hide spoiler , of his mind As we are all stuck at home and feeling the mental strain that can put on us, it is very easy to relate to what might happen to your brain after being stuck in the same house day after day after day after day.Definitely recommend But, if you are struggling with the isolation of quarantine at the moment and you are looking to read something that does not remind you of it, this might be worth staying away from for a while


  3. says:

    Wow, what a fantastic story You have all the gothic elements crammed in here a haunted perhaps even sentient house, a mysterious illness, madness, death, entombment, a dungeon, a violent storm, a cursed family, hints of possible incest , resurrection, bizarre poetry, and a story within the story about a knight slaying a dragon And binding this all together is Poe s inimitable style and narrative drive It s horror of the creepy, atmospheric kind the best kind, IMHO , the kind that gets Wow, what a fantastic story You have all the gothic elements crammed in here a haunted perhaps even sentient house, a mysterious illness, madness, death, entombment, a dungeon, a violent storm, a cursed family, hints of possible incest , resurrection, bizarre poetry, and a story within the story about a knight slaying a dragon And binding this all together is Poe s inimitable style and narrative drive It s horror of the creepy, atmospheric kind the best kind, IMHO , the kind that gets under your skin and makes you feel it in a thousand subtle ways


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    Edgar Allan Poe s The Fall of the House of Usher is one of the original haunted house tales This story embodies old fashioned gothic horror Arthur Rackham illustrationThe unnamed narrator tells of his visit to the dreary country home of his boyhood friend, Roderick Usher He notices and describes at length how both Roderick and his house are crumbling at the edges Roderick is a deeply mentally disturbed person his sister Madeline, who wafts past the two men once without regarding them, s Edgar Allan Poe s The Fall of the House of Usher is one of the original haunted house tales This story embodies old fashioned gothic horror Arthur Rackham illustrationThe unnamed narrator tells of his visit to the dreary country home of his boyhood friend, Roderick Usher He notices and describes at length how both Roderick and his house are crumbling at the edges Roderick is a deeply mentally disturbed person his sister Madeline, who wafts past the two men once without regarding them, seems equally troubled, but in different ways And there s something unexpressed but troubling about the relationship between brother and sister 1919 illustration for this story by Harry Clarke It doesn t seem to track the story exactly, but it s certainly a weirdly marvelous drawingThis story struck me at first as too verbose Poe gets perhaps a bit carried away with his descriptions of decay, both in the narrator s friend, Roderick Usher, and in his sister who at different times reminded me of a ghost or a vampire , and in their house itself But things get creepier as the story moves along, and the ending is truly chilling.The physical house of the Ushers, with its large crack in its walls, and its decrepitude and instability, is mirrored in the persons of Roderick Usher and his twin sister House of Usher, of course, can mean either the physical house or the family dynasty, a point Poe makes expressly clear Usher, too, reverbates with meaning what kind of a godforsaken place is the narrator and we as readers being ushered into SparkNotes offers this opinion The family has no enduring branches, so all genetic transmission has occurred incestuously within the domain of the house Ewww Free online many places, including here


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    Along with the unnamed narrator, we as readers are summoned into the macabre to witness the fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allan Poe s The Fall of the House of Usher is a nearly perfect short story It creates tension as events unfold and the once familiar takes on the visage of the ghastly and wild Poe successfully evokes a feeling of dread which is inescapable And while there is closure in the story, the narrator is unnerved by the sorrow and recognizes that he will carry the terror the r Along with the unnamed narrator, we as readers are summoned into the macabre to witness the fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allan Poe s The Fall of the House of Usher is a nearly perfect short story It creates tension as events unfold and the once familiar takes on the visage of the ghastly and wild Poe successfully evokes a feeling of dread which is inescapable And while there is closure in the story, the narrator is unnerved by the sorrow and recognizes that he will carry the terror the rest of his life We too are touched by this terror in ways that are impossible to fathom Great story


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    3.5 of 5 stars to The Fall of the House of Usher, a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, written in 1839 I found myself a slight bit bored the first time I read it It seemed to only be about some guy that went to go visit an old school buddy When he arrives, some type of curse or disastrous mood hangs over his house and looms until the man is a bit fearful Then, his best friend is dying of some odd disease They watch his wife die, but only when the man is about to die himself does he reveal that 3.5 of 5 stars to The Fall of the House of Usher, a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, written in 1839 I found myself a slight bit bored the first time I read it It seemed to only be about some guy that went to go visit an old school buddy When he arrives, some type of curse or disastrous mood hangs over his house and looms until the man is a bit fearful Then, his best friend is dying of some odd disease They watch his wife die, but only when the man is about to die himself does he reveal that he buried the woman alive She is still down there breathing It was powerful imagery of the heart still beating and her breaths It was unlike in The Tell Tale Heart when the heart wasn t really beating, a figment of his imagination This time, it was real Fast forward a few years later, I read the story again at the end of my college years, as a look on mystery and the Gothic origins And the story is really vivid It s not Poe s best, but you really get a sense of his imagery and his talent for describing things in a most unique wayAbout MeFor those new to me or my reviews here s the scoop I read A LOT I write A LOT And now I blog A LOT First the book review goes on Goodreads, and then I send it on over to my WordPress blog at where you ll also find TV Film reviews, the revealing and introspective 365 Daily Challenge and lots of blogging about places I ve visited all over the world And you can find all my social media profiles to get the details on the who what when where and my pictures


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    The Fall of the House of Usher published in 1839 may well be one of the stories which started the current interest in the gothic genre, although Ann Radcliffe sThe Mysteries of Udolpho , for instance, had been published much earlier in 1794 Apart from its parody in Jane Austen sNorthanger Abbey , Radcliffe s work has now largely been forgotten along with other great gothic works from the time Yet The Fall of the House of Usher remains perennially popular and influential Poe regarded The Fall of the House of Usher published in 1839 may well be one of the stories which started the current interest in the gothic genre, although Ann Radcliffe sThe Mysteries of Udolpho , for instance, had been published much earlier in 1794 Apart from its parody in Jane Austen sNorthanger Abbey , Radcliffe s work has now largely been forgotten along with other great gothic works from the time Yet The Fall of the House of Usher remains perennially popular and influential Poe regarded it as his most successful example oftotality , in that every detail and event in the story is relevant to the plot.The viewpoint character has been invited to the house of a childhood friend, Roderick Usher, in order to cheer him as he is weak, ill and depressed view spoiler Once there, Usher is found to be a hypochondriac, suffering greatly with nervous agitation He and his sister Madeline, who also has the similar ghastly affliction, are the last of the line hide spoiler Very early on in this story we are encouraged to empathise with the narrator, as his surroundings become increasingly grotesque, sinister and threatening TheHouse of Usher , we are told, describes both the family and the mansion itself, and on learning this snippet of information the ending to this story is neatly telegraphed, albeit on an almost subconscious level.Poe is at the height of his powers of description in this tale Here is the man s first sight of the houseabout the whole mansion and domain there hung an atmosphere peculiar to themselves and their immediate vicinity which had no affinity with the air of heaven, but which had reeked up from the decayed trees, and the gray wall, and the silent tarn a pestilent and mystic vapor, dull, sluggish, faintly discernable, and leaden hued And here s another atmospheric depiction, of his room this timethe bewildering influence of the gloomy furniture of the room of the dark and tattered draperies which, tortured into motion by the breath of a rising tempest, swayed fitfully to and fro upon the walls, and rustled uneasily about the decorations about my bed Or what about this evocative description of super natural phenomenathe under surfaces of the huge masses of agitated vapor, as well as all terrestrial objects immediately around us, were glowing in the unnatural light of a faintly luminous and distinctly visible gaseous exhalation which hung about and enshrouded the mansion The whole tale is superbly imbued with a sense of foreboding and impending doom Conversation is virtually absent the only occasions being for dramatic effect, for example view spoiler near the end when Usher bursts forth with an impassioned speech,Oh pity me, miserable wretch that I am I dare not I dare not speak We have put her living in the tomb Indeed this speech goes on so long that the reader is thrilled by a suspicion that Usher is now completely insane and gabbling nonsense hide spoiler The culmination of this story is a masterpiece of gothic description Our credulity is stretched as the characters reach a point of hysteria, view spoiler and the surroundings themselves become increasingly sentient The inkling about the ending which was dangled intriguingly before the reader at the start is satisfyingly proved correct Both family and house are by then intertwined in an almost organic sense, and their demise is powerful and surreal Was it wholly due to a tornado, hide spoiler or was somethingsupernatural at work


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    One of the creepiest, eeriest haunted house stories I ve ever read From the first few lines, a disquieting sense a dread begins to build, and it never lets up The story has the narrator being summoned to a remote decaying mansion where his childhood friend the last of a great dynasty, is near death And just wait until something stalks the mansion s dark halls in the dead of night Like HP Lovecraft, Poe s choice of words brilliantly teases the imagination with its dark terrors.


  9. says:

    This dark,somber and melancholic world makes my head spinning.


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    I know not how it was but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart an unredeemed dreariness of thought which no goading of the imagination could torture into aught of the sublime What was it I paused to think what was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of the House of Usher The Fall of the House of Usher is considered the best example of Poe s totality , where every ele I know not how it was but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart an unredeemed dreariness of thought which no goading of the imagination could torture into aught of the sublime What was it I paused to think what was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of the House of Usher The Fall of the House of Usher is considered the best example of Poe s totality , where every element and detail is related and relevantIt might be important to know before you read it I ve read this story many times, trying to grasp all those relevant elements, but it s not easy Not only because it s complex, but also because it s mesmerizing As you read it, you forget about literary instructionsThere were times indeed when I thought his unceasingly agitated mind was laboring with some oppressive secretI like it, though it s totally not my type of story It s a real horror Dark, mysterious, and morbid But it s also has lyrical elements, and the writing style is a thrilling delight to readNot hear it yes, I hear it, and have heard it Long long long many minutes, many hours, many days, have I heard it yet I dared not oh, pity me, miserable wretch that I amThe setting, the characters, the plot, the atmosphere creepily perfect A must read


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