Poe is considered as a major figure in world literature is primarily based on his ingenious and profound short stories, poems, and critical theories, which established a highly influential rationale for the short form in both poetry and fiction.
DC Books under the series Lokothara Kathakal had chosen Poe’s stories like The fall of the House of Usher, Ligea, The black Cat, The pit and the pendulum along with many other stories have been published under the title Lokothara Kathakal-Allan Poe. It is translated to Malayalam by Vinu N.
Poe was also the principal forerunner of the “art for art’s sake” movement in nineteenth-century European literature. Poe focused his criticism on the specifics of style and construction that contributed to a work’s effectiveness or failure.