Poe's Brother: The Poems of William Henry Leonard Poe, (1926), title page and table of contents


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Title page:

 

 

 

POE’S BROTHER

 

The Poems of

WILLIAM HENRY LEONARD POE

ELDER BROTHER OF EDGAR ALLAN POE

TOGETHER WITH A SHORT ACCOUNT OF HIS TRAGIC LIFE

AN EARLY ROMANCE of EDGAR ALLAN POE

AND SOME HITHERTO UNKNOWN INCIDENTS IN THE LIVES

of the TWO POE BROTHERS

·

ILLUSTRATED

WITH A PREFACE, INTRODUCTION, COMMENT

AND FACSIMILES OF NEW POE

DOCUMENTS

 

By  HERVEY ALLEN

AND

THOMAS OLLIVE MABBOTT

 

George H. Doran Logo

 

 

New York
GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

 

 

[[1926]]

 



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Table of Contents

 

 

CONTENTS

 

                                    Page
    PREFACE    13
  I. POES BROTHER, an introduction    19
  II. POETRY AND PROSE,
   By William Henry Leonard Poe
   [39]
    1. On the death of Miss E. S. B.    39
    2. Oh! Give that Smile    40
    3. In a Pocket Book, etc.    41
  III. “THE HAPPIEST DAY — THE HAPPIEST HOUR,” by Edgar Poe    [42]
    a. Version from Tamerlane    42
    b. Version from North American    43
    4. Montevideo (a letter)    44
    5. To R    47
    6. I’ve loved thee    48
    7. Scenes of my love    48
  IV. DREAMS, by Edgar Poe    [49]
    a. Version from Tamerlane    49
    b. Version from North American    50
    c. Version from Wilmer MSS    51
    8. The Pirate (a short story)    53
    9. A Fragment (prose)    60
    10. Despair    61
    11. Recollections (prose)    63
    12. Lines written extempore, etc.    68
    13. On Seeing A Lady Sleeping    69
    14. Waters of Life    69
    15. Jacob’s Dream    72
    16. Psalm 139th    74
  V. “THE NORTH AMERICAN. A description of the periodical, with some comments on Henry Poe’s contributions, etc.    75
  VI. NOTES, bibliographical and literary    91

 


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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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