Charles E May
Examines the theme, characters, plot, style and technique of more than 700 nineteenth- and twentieth-century works by prominent authors from around the world.
Twayne's studies in short fiction volume no. 28
Examines the techniques and theories used by Poe in his writing of short stories, discusses his impact on the evolution of the genre, and also includes comments and critiques of Poe's work by noted scholars.