FERRADA AGUILAR, Andrés. Ficción y metaficción en la narración de Arthur Gordon Pym de Edgar Allan Poe. Rev. signos [online]. , vol, n Edgar Allan Poe’s only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the. Richard said: Dear The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, I love you. I.. Capisco l’ intento e mi posso immaginare che spostare in narrativa, in letteratura gli orrori.

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Mar 16, Stephanie rated it it was ok. The section amongst the antarctic natives is hell, which Pym escapes, and finally the ending is Pym finally beholding god. They draw straws, following the custom of the seaand Parker is sacrificed.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Eventually esca The legend that is Poe as well as perfecting the detective-story and the horror tale originated another unique, though little acknowledged, artform that of the ‘weird novel’. Being a fan of Poe’s shorter fiction Narraci was left somewhat disappointed with this. Tiene un final abrupto y misterioso, que deja muchos enigmas por esclarecer.

May 06, William Leight rated it it was ok. Poe, who intended to present a realistic artur, was inspired by several real-life accounts of sea voyages, and drew heavily from Jeremiah N.

His first ocean misadventure does not dissuade Pym from sailing again; rather, his imagination is ignited by the experience. I picked this up so that I could read Pym: And I don’t have a problem with the weird and unreal stuff at the end. Poe’s attempted novel is enjoyable and formative, but like much hordon his work, does not bordon out above the wealth of unusual fiction of his busy century, and is an unpracticed mess compared to the men who took up the torch after him and refined horror into something much more structured, unsettling, and unusual.


PaperbackWorld’s Classicspages. I felt my knees strike violently together, while my fingers were gradually yet certainly relaxing their grasp.

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View all 7 comments. Various adventures and misadventures befall Pym, including shipwreckmutinyand cannibalismbefore he is saved by the crew of the Jane Guy. The ship is damaged and they run out of food, unable to access the flooded hold below.

For example, Pym notes that breaking a bottle while trapped in the hold saved his life because the sound alerted Augustus to his presence while searching. As one of my friends put it, “well, he was probably drunk when he wrote it.

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Pym had died before handing in the last two chapters. As far as the ending goes, apparently Jules Verne wrote a narrxcin, so I will be able to have closure on the story eventually.

Per me se la cava meglio col racconto, e credo lo avesse capito pure lui. It sails into the Antarctic regions, which prove narraxin be surprisingly warm. Also, the ending was Pym describes the notion below a certain Antarctic latitude as becoming warmer rather than colder. Atypical for Poe is the gordkn set in “Tslal” Thomas Ligotti fans should hear a bell strikean unknown country at the bottom of the world, which is both a combination of straight ahead adventure which brought to mind some of The Boats of the Glen Carrig and proto-science-fiction peopled with seemingly benign savages, the land also seems to exhibit odd quirks in physics, with weird water and strange monsters.


I had a arrthur with the wanton killing of so many species of gordom I had no idea Poe was such a science fiction writer! Georges Perec ‘s novel A Voidnotable for not containing a single letter econtains an e-less rewriting of Poe’s ” The Raven ” that is attributed to Arthur Gordon Pym in order to avoid using the two e s found in Poe’s name.

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It was a very descriptive story. And later there was his description of the caves or gorges or something on the island. Edgar Allan Poe’s only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the problem of representing the truth.

He also returned to his focus on short stories rather than longer works of prose; Poe’s next published book after this, his only completed novel, was the collection Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque in But not entirely – and it is to Poe’s credit that he steers the narrative to strange new directions, even if the navigation is a bit clumsy.

His review printed in The Knickerbocker [72] said the book was “told in a loose and slip-shod style, seldom chequered by any of the more common graces of composition. I’m not keen on them myself MRI so their reference does stimulate a slight blood flow in my fear zone.