The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. II (1978), title page and table of contents


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Title page:

 

 

COLLECTED WORKS OF
Edgar Allan Poe

manet raven

TALES AND SKETCHES
1831-1842

EDITED BY
THOMAS OLLIVE MABBOTT
with the assistance of Eleanor D. Kewer
and Maureen C. Mabbott

THE BELKNAP PRESS OF
HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Cambridge, Massachusetts
London, England
1978

 

 



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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

VOLUME II

•  [ACKNOWLEDGMENTS     v]

 

 

 

• INTRODUCTION

 

 

•  POE AND HIS TALES xv

 

•  PLAN OF THIS EDITION xxvi

 

 

 

EARLIEST IMAGINATIVE PROSE: 1826-1831

 

 

•  [GAFFY] 3

 

•  [AN OLD ENGLISH TALE] 4

 

 

•  [SUMMER AND WINTER] 5

 

 

•  A DREAM 5

 

 

• TALES OF THE FOLIO CLUB: 1831-1835

 

 

•  [NOTE ON POE’S TALES OF THE FOLIO CLUB] 13

 

•  METZENGERSTEIN 15

 

 

•  THE DUC DE L’OMELETTE 31

 

 

•  A TALE OF JERUSALEM 41

 

 

•  A DECIDED LOSS 51

 

 

•      AND LOSS OF BREATH 61

 

 

•  THE BARGAIN LOST 83

 

 

•      AND BON-BON 96

 

 

•  EPIMANES (FOUR BEASTS IN ONE) 117

 

 

•  MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE 130

 

 

•  THE VISIONARY (THE ASSIGNATION) 148

 

 

•  LIONIZING 169

 

 

•  SHADOW — A PARABLE 187

 

 

•  SIOPE (SILENCE) 192

 

 

•  THE FOLIO CLUB 200

 

 

•  BERENICE 207

 

 

•  MORELLA 221

 

 

•  KING PEST 238

 

 

 

•  OTHER TALES: 1836-1839

 

 

•  AUTOGRAPHY 259

 

 

•  VON JUNG (MYSTIFICATION) 291

 

 

•  LIGEIA 305

 

 

•  THE PSYCHE ZENOBIA (HOW TO WRITE A BLACKWOOD ARTICLE) 334

 

 

•  THE DEVIL IN THE BELFRY 362

 

 

•  THE MAN THAT WAS USED UP 378

 

 

•  THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER 392

 

 

•  WILLIAM WILSON 422

 

 

•  THE CONVERSATION OF EIROS AND CHARMION 451

 

 

•  WHY THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN WEARS HIS HAND IN A SLING 462

 

 

•  PREFACE FOR TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE 471

 

 

 

•  INTERLUDE: 1840

 

 

•  INSTINCT VS REASON 477

 

 

•  PETER PENDULUM (THE BUSINESS MAN) 480

 

 

•  CABS 493

 

 

•  PHILOSOPHY OF FURNITURE 494

 

 

•  THE MAN OF THE CROWD 505

 

 

 

•  TALES: 1841-1842

 

 

•  THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE 521

 

 

•  A DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTRÖM 574

 

 

•  THE ISLAND OF THE FAY 597

 

 

•  THE COLLOQUY OF MONOS AND UNA 607

 

 

•  NEVER BET YOUR HEAD (NEVER BET THE DEVIL YOUR HEAD) 619

 

 

•  ELEONORA 635

 

 

•  A SUCCESSION OF SUNDAYS (THREE SUNDAYS IN A WEEK) 648

 

 

•  LIFE IN DEATH (THE OVAL PORTRAIT) 659

 

 

•  THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH 667

 

 

•  THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM 678

 

 

•  THE LANDSCAPE GARDEN 700

 

 



List of Illustrations

ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME II

FRONTISPIECE

TITLE PAGE OF TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE (1840)

Reproduced by permission of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.

FOLLOWING PAGE 474

PAPER COVER OF THE PROSE ROMANCES OF EDGAR A. POE (1843)

Reproduced by permission of the Henry IV. and Albert A. Berg Collection, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.

TALES OF THE FOLIO CLUB

From the manuscript of “The Folio Club,” 1833. Reproduced by permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University.

TITLE PAGE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS OF PHANTASY-PIECES

The original PHANTASY-PIECES is in Mr. H. Bradley Martin’s collection. The two pages illustrated here were photographed from the New York Public Library copy of the George Blumenthal facsimile, and are reproduced by permission of the Rare Book Division of the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, and by the courtesy of Mr. Martin.

PAPER COVER OF TALES (1845)

Reproduced by permission of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.

 


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Notes:

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Although Poe’s writings are essentially in the public domain, the texts presented here embody often painstaking editorial work by Thomas Ollive Mabbott, and that editorial work is protected by copyright. The introductory material, descriptions, annotations, and the apparatus of texts and variants are Mabbott’s original work, and are even more clearly subject to copyright.

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