The Short Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe brings together, in one convenient edition, all of the information a reader needs to understand Poe's stories. Readable, attractive, and accessible to a general reader or student, it also provides a useful resource for the scholar and specialist. Stuart Levine and Susan Levine tracked down information that is often highly specialized and hard to come by through an extensive program of literary sleuthing-an investigation that took him through the hundreds of places where scholars make their contributions to knowledge.
Stuart Levine was a professor emeritus of English at the University of Kansas. His many books include Edgar Poe: Seer and Craftsman. Susan Levine was an assistant dean of the Graduate College at the University of Kansas and coeditor of The Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Eureka, and other works.