Poetry Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven, Poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Other Poems, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, the Bells by Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155482361

Published: September 4th 2011

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Poetry  by  Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven, Poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Other Poems, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, the Bells by Books LLC

Poetry by Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven, Poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Other Poems, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, the Bells by Books LLC
September 4th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781155482361 | 8.21 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: The Raven, Poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Other Poems, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, TheMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: The Raven, Poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Other Poems, Ulalume, Annabel Lee, The Bells, The Conqueror Worm, The City in the Sea, Lenore, The Haunted Palace, Eldorado, To Helen, Eulalie, A Dream Within a Dream, Nesace, Sonnet to Science.

Excerpt: This article lists all known poems by American author and critic Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849), listed alphabetically with the date of their authorship in parentheses. An unpublished 9-line poem written circa 1829 for Poes cousin Elizabeth Rebecca Herring (the acrostic is her first name, spelled out by the first letter of each line).

It was never published in Poes lifetime. James H. Whitty discovered the poem and included it in his 1911 anthology of Poes works under the title From an Album. It was also published in Thomas Ollive Mabbotts definitive Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe in 1969 as An Acrostic. The poem mentions Endymion, possibly referring to an 1818 poem by John Keats with that name. The L. E. L. in the third line may be Letitia Elizabeth Landon, an English poet known for signing her work with those initials.

Zantippe in line four is actually Xanthippe, wife of Socrates. The spelling of the name was changed to fit the acrostic. This poem is based on stories from the Quran, and tells of the afterlife in the place called Al Aaraaf. Poe included it as the major poem in his 1829 collection Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems. Alone is a 22-line poem, originally written in 1829 and left untitled and unpublished during his lifetime.

The original manuscript was signed E. A. Poe and dated March 17, 1829. In February of that year, Poes foster mother Francis Allan had died. In September 1875, the poem, which had been in the possession of a family in Baltimore, was published with its title in Scribners Mont...



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