Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, In , he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems. La Caja Oblonga – Coleccin de Clsicos de La Literatura Estadounidense ” Carrascalejo de La Jara” (Spanish, Electronic book text) / Author: Edgar Allan Poe. La caja oblonga (eBook): Edgar Allan Poe: social-drm.

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Not as dark or foreboding as some of his work; reads more like a mystery. For more information, please see http: If not positively ugly, she was not, I think, very far from it.

The Oblong Box

Edgar Allan Poe Revisited. Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance. Want to Read saving…. Cooper Square Press, For the most part, Poe’s stories are about psychological disturbances and horrors, which I can respect.

I figured out by the middle of the story what was in the oblong box, but I wasn’t filled with horror like I have been with Poe’s other stories I’ve read so far.

Trivia About The Oblong Box. That’s way more exciting than some guy carting his dead wife back home.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And I’ll never understand people sacrificing their own lives for dead bodies. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The box, the narrator is surprised to learn, shares the state-room with Wyatt and his wife, while the second room is shared by the two sisters.


The story opens with the unnamed narrator recounting a summer sea voyage from CharlestonSouth Carolina to New York City aboard the ship Independence. Nov 02, Shelley rated it really liked it.

My conclusion, from what I saw and heard, was, that, the artist, by some unaccountable freak of fate, or perhaps allqn some fit of enthusiastic and fanciful passion, had been induced to unite himself with a person altogether beneath him, and that the natural result, entire and speedy disgust, had ensued.

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The Oblong Box by Edgar Allan Poe

This point, therefore, I considered as sufficiently settled. Don’t think I had ever read this one before and I was wondering right up to the reveal. Coltbrother of Sam Colta story which dominated the New York press at the time. While she is gone, the narrator believes he hears his friend opening the box and sobbing, which he attributes to “artistic enthusiasm”. I really was frightfully disappointed in this perplexing tale.


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Mar 19, Fernando rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. While on the vessel ‘Independence’ the narrator meets his friend Wyatt travelling to New York with his sisters and ‘wife’, his friend also has as baggage a strange ‘oblong box’ which the narrator thinks contains some valuable art piece Even though this one zllan predictable, I still enjoyed it.

Edgar Allan Poe era un maestro del relato, y la caja oblonga es un gran ejemplo de ello.

This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat Jun 27, Dawn Michelle rated it liked it Shelves: Our narrator meets an old friend on a voyage. Wyatt returns to the ship, and ties himself to the box with a rope.

The story opens with the unnamed narrator recounting a summer sea voyage from Charleston, South Carolina to New York City aboard the ship Independence. I just loved the story.!