Israfel: The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe, (1926), volume I, title page and table of contents


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Title page:

 

 

 

Israfel

The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe

 

By
Hervey Allen

 

In Two Volumes
Volume I

George H. Doran Logo

New York
George H. Doran Company
1926

 

 

 



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Table of Contents

 

 

Contents to Volume I

 

                                  [[PAGE]]
PREFACE    [[vii]]
Chapter I A DRAMATIC PROLOGUE    3
  II THE TWO ORPHANS    17
  III LADY BOUNTIFUL CLAIMS ISRAFEL    27
  IV “THE LITTLE ANGEL” TRIES HIS WINGS    50
  V ISRAFEL IN ALBION    63
  VI ISRAFEL MEETS HELEN    90
  VII ISRAFEL SALUTES THE MARQUIS    112
  VIII ELMIRA AND THE ENCHANTED GARDEN    132
  IX ISRAFEL IN CAP AND GOWN    147
  X ALIAS HENRI LE RENNÉT    181
  XI ISRAFEL IN CAROLINA    209
  XII COLD MARBLE    227
  XIII THE WEST POINT INTERLUDE    269
  XIV THE WEARY, WAYWORN WANDERER    301
  XV “THE MYSTERIOUS YEARS    319
  XVI BOTTLED FAME    344
  XVII VALLEY OF THE MANY-COLORED GLASS    375

 


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Illustrations

 

 

Illustrations to Volume I

 

                                  [[PAGE]]
Edgar Allan Poe as a Young Man    Frontispiece
Poe’s Own Comment on His Childhood [[MS for “Alone”]]    vi
Mrs. David Poe [[Mrs. David Poe, Jr., ie Eliza Arnold Poe]]    14
The House in which Mrs. David Poe [[Jr.]] died in Richmond, Virginia    15
Frances Keeling Allan    20
The Richmond of Poe’s Early Childhood    21
John Allan, Merchant    29
An Off-Hour at Ellis & Allan    33
William Mayo    37
The Burning of the Theatre in Richmond, Virginia    44
The Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia    44
The Right Reverend Richard Channing Moore    55
The Grammar School at Irvine, Scotland    79
The Manor House at Stoke Newington, London    79
The Home of Charles Ellis, partner of John Allan    92
“The Mother’s Chamber” in the Ellis House    92
A Poem by Edgar Poe [[Actually a copy Poe wrote out of a poem from George Barnwell by T. S. Surr]]    93
The House of Poe’s “Helen”, Jane Stith Standard    106
Bill of J. W. Clarke    111
The Earliest Known Lines of Poetry and Signature of Edgar A. Poe    124
The Allan House, “Moldavia”    128
John Allan    129
Sarah Elmira Royster at Fifteen    144
“A Fountain and a Shrine”    145
The University of Virginia in Poe’s Day    148
Professor George Tucker    149
No. 13, West Range    152
Bill for a Suit of Clothes    153
Title Page of Tamerlane and Other Poems    200
The Front and Back Wrappers of Tamerlane and Other Poems    201
Poe’s Gold Bug Synthesis    216
Original Illustrations for The Gold Bug    217
Baltimore, about the time of Poe’s First Story    248
Scenes in Early Baltimore familiar to Poe    249
Title Page of Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems, Baltimore 1829    258
The United States Military Academy    270
An Early Steamboat on the New York to Albany Route in the days of Poe    297
Title Page of Poems — Second Edition    306
On the Philadelphia Trenton Line    316
Philadelphia from the Navy Yard    316
Baltimore in the Early 1830’s    317
Part of a page on which Poe’s Prize Story of “The MS. Found in a Bottle” appeared    346
Street Scene in Baltimore of the 1830’s    347
John P. Kennedy    352
T. S. Arthur, Author of Ten Nights in a Bar-Room    353
The Southern Literary Messenger Building    378
“Sunday Evenings at the Yarringtons”    379

 


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Notes:

The text for this electronic version of the book was taken from an original printed form, revised for XHTML/CSS and to follow our own formatting preferences. Pagination of the original edition has been included.

The table of contents is a reasonable representation of the table of contents from the original printing.


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