Life and Letters of Edgar Allan Poe (1903), volume 2 [Letters], title page and table of contents


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Title page:

LIFE
AND LETTERS

OF

Edgar Allan Poe

By
JAMES A. HARRISON
of the University of Virginia

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VOLUME II.

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PAGE

 

Introduction    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

v

 

CHAPTER I.

1829-1835.

Richmond; West Point; Baltimore; Contributor to the “Southern Literary Messenger”    ·

1

 

CHAPTER II.

January, 1836 - January, 1837.

Editor of the “Messenger”    ·     ·

25

 

CHAPTER III.

January, 1837 - December, 1840.

Philadelphia; “Arthur Gordon Pym;” Editor of Burton’s “Gentleman’s Magazine;” “Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque”    ·     ·     ·     ·

41

 

CHAPTER IV.

September, 1840 - 1841.

The Poe-Snodgrass Correspondence    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

68

 

CHAPTER V.

March, 1841 - May, 1842.

Editor of “Graham’s Magazine”    ·     ·     ·

81

 

CHAPTER VI.

May, 1842 - April, 1844.

Philadelphia and New York; Contributor to “Graham’s;” Snodwden’s “Lady’s Companion;” Lowell’ “Pioneer;” Miss Leslie’s “Gift;” “The Dollar Newspaper;” “The Style;” “The Saturday Museum;” Editorial Assistant to Graham    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

108

 
 
 

CHAPTER VII.

April, 1844 - December, 1844.

First Months in New York; Lowell, R. H. Horne, C. G. Briggs; “The Evening Mirror”    ·     ·

165

 

CHAPTER VIII.

1845.

“The Raven;” “The Broadway Journal;” The 1845 Tales; “The Collected Poems;”    ·     ·     ·

196

 

CHAPTER IX.

January, 1846 - January, 1847.

Fordham; English-Poe Controversy; Mrs. Marie Louise Shew; Death of Virginia Poe    ·     ·

227

 

CHAPTER X.

February, 1847 - December, 1847.

Fordham    ·     ·     ·

277

 

CHAPTER XI.

1848.

“Eureka;” “Marie Louise;” Sarah Helen Whitman; “Annie;”    ·     ·     ·

287

 

CHAPTER XII.

January, 1849 - March, 1849.

The “Annie;” Letters continued; “The Bells;” “Annabel Lee;”    ·     ·     ·

326

 

CHAPTER XIII.

April, 1849 - September, 1849.

The Patterson Letters; “Stella;” Lectures in Richmond    ·     ·     ·

348

 

CHAPTER XIV.

Letters relating to Poe    ·     ·     ·

371

 

Appendix    ·     ·     ·

441

 

Index    ·     ·     ·

465

 

 





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Table of Illustrations

ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME II

 

EDGAR ALLAN POE    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

Frontispiece

 

From a daguerreotype in the possession of “Stella.” This is probably from the same plate as the daguerreotype referred to in the letter from Gabriel Harrison to Mrs. Clemm.

 

 

PHILLIP P. COOKE    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

49

 

From [[an]] engraving by Graham.

 

 

HENRY W. LONGFELLOW    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

86

 

From engraving, by Smith, of portrait by Lawrence.

 

 

THOMAS HOLLEY CHIVERS    ·     ·     ·     ·

115

 

LETTER FROM POE TO THOMAS C. CLARKE (Facsimile)    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

134

 

WILLIAM POE    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

145

 

Cousin of the poet. From the original in the possession of Mrs. W. Y. Dill, his granddaughter.

 

 

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

191

 

From [[a]] photograph.

 

 

NATHANIEL P. WILLIS    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

206

 

From [[an]] engraving, by Smith, of portrait by Elliot.

 

 

JOHN P. KENNEDY    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

224

 

From [[an]] engraving by F. M. Whelpley.

 

 

THOMAS DUNN ENGLISH    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

253

 

From [[a]] photograph.

 

 

L. A. GODEY    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

257

 

From [[an]] engraving.

 

 

E. A. DUYCKINCK    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

273

 

From [[a]] steel engraving.

 

 

“STELLA” (Estelle Anna Lewis)    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

286

 

From an engraving by Allard, after a photograph.

 

 

LETTER FROM POE TO MRS. WHITMAN (Facsimile)    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

320

 

ELMIRA ROYSTER SHELTON    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

396

 

From the original daguerreotype in the possession of her daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Shelton Leftwich. Copyright, 1902, by E. S. Leftwich.

 

 

JUDGE NEILSON POE    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

400

 

From [[a]] photograph.

 

 

JOHN R. THOMPSON    ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·     ·

403

 

From [[a]] steel engraving by Ritchie.

 

 

 



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