New perspectives on the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe and Horacio Quiroga
This work attempts to be a comparative analysis between two different authors and some of their work. The authors are: Edgar Allan Poe and Horacio Quiroga, the first being a guide for the second one. This work will focus on a comparisson of the American writer with the Uruguayan and indicate the main points of divergence between both. In order to accomplish this purpose, I will analyze some of their tales and I will also focus on the genre of short story as the main vehicle used by them to work and develop their theories throughout their narratives. For this analysis, I take four topics in order to compare Poe and Quiroga's tales and their approach to these topic since they recur in all these short stories. In every chapter I selected some tales that show some kind of resemblances between both writers, and, in many cases, these tales appear in more than one chapter.