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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (Thrift Edition) by Edgar Allan Poe

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stowaways,
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.),
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Young men,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Whaling ships,
  • Sea & Ocean,
  • Classics,
  • Sea Stories,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • General,
  • Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7639628M
ISBN 100486440931
ISBN 109780486440934
OCLC/WorldCa56840354

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  The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket [Poe, Edgar Allan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The /5(65). The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym was an inspiration for Lovecrafts At the Mountains of Madness he took the cry of Tekeli-li from it, and even mentions it a couple of times and the last section of the book, set (sort of) in Antarctica, does have a proto-Lovecraftian feel to it/5.   The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket Comprising the details of a mutiny and atrocious butchery on board the American brig Grampus, on her way to the South Seas, in the month of June, THE NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM OF NANTUCKET Edgar Allan Poe Poe, Edgar Allan () - American poet, short-story writer, and critic who is best known for his tales of ratiocination, his fantastical horror stories, and his genre-founding detective stories. Poe, whose cloudy personal life is a virtual legend, considered himself primarily a File Size: KB.

  The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. Appendix A: Sources for the Novel. From R. Thomas, Remarkable Shipwrecks, A Collection of Interesting Accounts of Naval Disasters () From John Cleves Symmes, Symzonia: A Voyage of Discovery by Captain Adam Seaborn () From [James McBride], Symmes’s Theory of the Concentric Spheres /5(37). The only novel Poe ever completed, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket tells of the story of Gordon Pym, a sailor whose misadventures take him across the globe. Experiencing mutiny, shipwreck, and even cannibalism, Pym's outrageous adventures find . About The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. When Edgar Allan Poe’s only novella was first published in , the reviews were slow in coming and dismissive when they arrived. The book’s failure left Poe in such dire financial straits that he even accepted a job at one of the magazines that had panned it. Arthur Gordon Pym is a stowaway on the Nantucket whaling ship his journey he endures shipwreck, mutiny, starvation and cannibalism. Arthur is saved by the crew of Jane Guy and continues his adventures further south, eventually reaching the South Pole. Edgar Allan Poe is an essential figure in literature, as well as in the international bestseller The Map of the Sky Format: Ebook.

Genre/Form: Sea stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Poe, Edgar Allan, Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket.   Buy The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (), by Edgar Allan Poe by Poe, Edgar Allan from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(51). By: Edgar Allan Poe () Published in , The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Poe’s only complete novel and concentrates on several sea adventures gone awry. The novel follows Arthur Gordon Pym, who finds himself in the center of gloomy occurrences on board numerous vessels, as his anticipated sea adventure takes a drastic shift in the wind.5/5(3). A stowaway aboard the whaling ship Grampus, Arthur Gordon Pym finds himself bound on an extraordinary voyage to the high southern latitudes. Poes novel recounts the incredible adventures and discoveries of Pym and his companions. There is mutiny, appalling butchery, and the exquisite horror of cannibalism premature burial within an impenetrable seaborne labyrinth 4/5(3).