Text: Charles W. Kent (notes) Robert A. Stewart (variants) (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to Eldorado,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VII: Poems (1902), p. 224


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[page 224, continued:]

ELDORADO.

Page 123.

GRISWOLD, 1850.

Text, Griswold; no earlier form of the poem is known.

EDITORS NOTE.

This lyric of disappointed endeavor is not an unfitting close of Poe’s poetic career.

In this the Valley of Shadow suggests Death.


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Notes:

None.


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