Is the writer’s appeal less about the power and complexity of his prose, and more about the view of him as a perennial underdog?
There’s a real dearth of Hollywood adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe’s work. Unfortunately, 'The Pale Blue Eye' is far from the film that Poe deserves.
On the timeless appeal of Poe's 'The Masque of the Red Death'.
Edgar Allen Poe, Sigmund Freud and cognitive scientists have all wrestled with the human tendency to behave in ways that are irrational and self-defeating.