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Israfel - The Life And Times Of Edgar Allan Poe - Vol II
by Hervey Allen
Binding: Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Sastri Press
Weight: 1.68 pound
Dimension: H: 1.57 x L: 8.43 x W: 5.43 inches
ISBN 10: 1406720844
ISBN 13: 9781406720846
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Israfel The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe By Hervey Allen In Two Volumes Volume II New York George H, Doran Company 1927 Copyright, 1926, by George H. Doran Company Second Edition THE PLIMPTON PBBS8 NORWOOD MASSACHUSETTS PBINTBD IN THE UNITED STATUS O7 AMBBICA The Poet of the Latter Years Edgar Allan Poe about the Autumn of 1848 From a photograph of the Whitman daguerreotype Contents to Volume II Chapter XVIII XIX XX XXI XXII XXIII XXIV XXV XXVI CARMINE STREET 409 GROTESQUES AND ARABESQUES 425 HIGH TIDE 481 SPRING GARDEN STREET 519 THE RAVEN AND His SHADOW 582 THE LITERATI AND THE FORDHAM PASTORAL 669 THE UNIVERSE AND MRS, SHEW 730 A HANDKERCHIEF SOAKED IN ETHER 754 LENORE AND THE EDGE OF THE WORLD 791 XXVII AN APPEAL TO HIGHER AUTHORITY 841 Appendices I NOTES ON FOES ANCESTRY 851 II GALT CORRESPONDENCE, ETC 854 III WILLS OF WILLIAM GALT, AND JOHN ALLAN 857 IV POES BROTHER 874 V FIRST MARRIAGE OF POE AND VDRGINIA CLEMM 880 VI HISTORY OF POES FRIEND, F. W. THOMAS 882 VII LETTERS FROM UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA IN 1826 889 VIII LETTERS FROM MARIA CLEMM, AND DR. J. J, MORAN 894 DC POE NEIL CORRESPONDENCE, AND POUTIAN 897 Illustrations to Volume II The Poet of the Latter Years Frontispiece Facsimile from Part of a Letter of Poe to Mrs. Helen Whitman x Poes Residence at 13 Carmine Street, New York City, in 1837 413 Title Pages to The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym 418 A Characteristic Incident in Philadelphia of the 1840 438 The Philadelphia Markets and the Horns of Plenty 439 The Concholo gists First Book or, A System of Testaceous Malacology 442 Title Page of Burtons Gentlemans Magazine 452 The Pagoda 460 Philadelphia in the 1840 461 Title Pages of Tales of Grotesque and Arabesque 462 William Burton 482 George Rex Graham 482 The Rev. Rufus W. Griswold 483 A Pic nic on the Wissahickon 502 Laurel Hill Cemetery 502 A Philadelphia Shop of the Early 1840 5 503 The Title Page to one of George Lippards Phila delphia Novels 522 Charles Dickens 528 Henry W. Longfellow 529 Poes Spring Garden Street House 534 Captain Mayne Reid 535 vii viii ILLUSTRATIONS TO VOLUME II Reproduction of the Page of the Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper 564 Title Page of The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe 574 The Fashions of the Literati 600 Portrait of Edgar A. Poe 601 The House in which The Raven was finished in 1844, near Eighty fourth Street and Broadway, New York City 602 Edgar A. Poe about 1845 603 N. P. Willis 620 Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers 621 Part of the First Text of The Raven 629 Frances Sargent Osgood 642 Mrs. Anna Cora Mowatt 643 Title Page of Tales, by Edgar A. Poe 658 Title Page of The Raven and Other Poems 666 Poes Cottage at Fordham 697 Virginia Poe 728 Mrs. Maria Clemm 729 Title Page of Eureka 744 Robert Stanard 778 Sarah Helen Whitman 778 Edgar A. Poe 779 Poes Own Design for the Cover of the Stylus 810 Moyamensing Prison 811 Robert Sulley 824 The Fatal Letter 825 Duncan Lodge 838 Poes Trunk and Boot Hooks 839 Baltimore in 1849 842 nhl 3 WM uru K y 6 fU 4vu W. Israfel CHAPTER XVIII Carmine Street THE journey from Richmond to New York occupied several weeks. Poe was accompanied by his little family through Baltimore and Philadelphia, where, in both cities, various relatives, friends, and literary acquaintances were called upon. In Baltimore there can be little doubt that Poe conferred with Kennedy, who was thoroughly acquainted with the reasons for the move. The severance of the connection with Mr. White of the Messenger was a serious matter, in point of salary and influence. There must have been personal complica tions between the older man and his brilliant young assistant which induced Mr. White to part with Poe more readily than might otherwise have been the case. From a purely business standpoint, there was every reason why Mr. White should desire him to remain. The other reasons were afterward referred to vaguely by both Mr. Kennedy and Poe himself...

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