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El cuervo

El cuervo

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El cuervo

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Longitud:
15 páginas
11 minutos
Editorial:
Publicado:
11 nov 2019
ISBN:
9788417564841
Formato:
Libro

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El Cuervo, es un largo poema escrito por Edgar Allan Poe que fue publicado en 1845. Una pequeña historia misteriosa que encierra muchos más mensajes de los que parece a simple vista. Esta edición bilingüe, contiene una fiel traducción del mismo. En ella descubrirá la pureza en el lenguaje de dicho autor, el cual, revive gracias a que el trabajo se ha efectuado con el máximo rigor y precisión. Lo que hace de este libro un perfecto apoyo para todo aquel que quiera adentrarse en el idioma inglés y viceversa.
Editorial:
Publicado:
11 nov 2019
ISBN:
9788417564841
Formato:
Libro

Sobre el autor

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet, short story writer, and editor. Born in Boston to a family of actors, Poe was abandoned by his father in 1810 before being made an orphan with the death of his mother the following year. Raised in Richmond, Virginia by the Allan family of merchants, Poe struggled with gambling addiction and frequently fought with his foster parents over debts. He attended the University of Virginia for a year before withdrawing due to a lack of funds, enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1827. That same year, Poe anonymously published Tamerlane and Other Poems, his first collection. After failing to graduate from West Point, Poe began working for several literary journals as a critic and editor, moving from Richmond to Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. In 1836, he obtained a special license to marry Virginia Clemm, his 13-year-old cousin, who moved with him as he pursued his career in publishing. In 1838, Poe published The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, a tale of a stowaway on a whaling ship and his only novel. In 1842, Virginia began showing signs of consumption, and her progressively worsening illness drove Poe into deep depression and alcohol addiction. “The Raven” (1845) appeared in the Evening Mirror on January 29th. It was an instant success, propelling Poe to the forefront of the American literary scene and earning him a reputation as a leading Romantic. Following Virginia’s death in 1847, Poe became despondent, overwhelmed with grief and burdened with insurmountable debt. Suffering from worsening mental and physical illnesses, Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore in 1849 and died only days later. He is now recognized as a literary pioneer who made important strides in developing techniques essential to horror, detective, and science fiction.


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El cuervo - Edgar Allan Poe

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EL CUERVO – EDGAR ALLAN POE

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,

Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore—

While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,

As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.

Tis some visitor, I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door—

Only this and nothing more."

Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December;

And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.

Eagerly I wished the morrow;—vainly I had sought to borrow

From my books surcease of sorrow—sorrow for the lost Lenore—

For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore—

Nameless here for evermore.

And

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    La calidad bilingüe es fantástico, un gran apoyo para aprender el idioma inglés.